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Removing a Peace Bond from Your Record

Removing a peace bond from your criminal record can help ensure that past mistakes don’t impact your future opportunities. Peace bonds, while non-convictions, can still appear on criminal background checks and potentially affect your employment, travel, and personal life. This blog will guide you through the process of removing a peace bond from your record…

What Happens If I Get Denied Entry at the US Border?

Crossing the border into the United States for business, leisure, or to see family is a privilege that most Canadians take for granted. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has the right to run background checks on anyone passing through the border, and the presence of even completed charges on your record can lead to…

Stay Of Proceedings: Everything You Need To Know

The general understanding of the legal and court system in Canada is that once a person is arrested and charged, there is eventually a trial. It is at this trial that the most familiar outcomes are determined: guilty or innocent. But while a verdict of guilty with appropriate punishment or an acquittal with the accused…

Getting Bonded with a Criminal Record

Understanding if you are bondable and the challenges and pathways to becoming bondable with a criminal record is crucial for personal and professional development. Learn how to improve your chances of getting bonded with a criminal record, the importance of being bondable, and how Canadians can navigate these challenges to secure employment and achieve their…

Pardons Canada – In the News with CBC

Pardons Canada has been helping thousands of Canadians each year for over 35 years to obtain pardons and US entry waivers.  With 30 employees at our head office we have the resources and expertise to complete all applications efficiently and timely. Here is a recent article in the CBC where the director of Pardons Canada,…

Pardons Canada – What Happens When You Get a DUI or Impaired Driving

What Happens During A DUI Arrest? Navigating the legalities after a DUI arrest can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re facing it for the first time. Whether you’re in the U.S. or Canada, knowing the ins and outs of the legal procedures and your rights is crucial. A DUI charge can have long-lasting consequences that affect…

The Importance of Record Suspension: Restore Your Reputation

A criminal record can be a significant barrier in your life, impacting everything from job prospects to travel opportunities. Record suspension, formerly known as a pardon, represents a chance to wipe the slate clean, allowing you to move forward without the weight of past mistakes holding you back. This blog post delves into the importance…

How Long Does a US Entry Waiver or I-192 Last?

Entering the United States can be fraught with challenges, especially for Canadians who have faced deportation or been denied entry in the past. The US Entry Waiver, or I-192 form, offers a legal pathway to cross the border into the U.S. While deciding if this is the right option for you, you may find yourself…

Record Suspension & Getting a Job: Breaking Barriers

Have you been struggling with employment due to a Canadian criminal record? Learn how the relation between record suspensions and getting a job can make a difference in your search. We dive into the essentials—what record suspensions are and their critical relation to your place in the job market. Unlocking Opportunities with a Record Suspension…

How much does a pardon cost in Canada?

When considering the cost for a pardon or record suspension one must take into account all of the costs associated with getting a criminal record in the first place as they can be high and un-manageable. Any time you are charged by the police and fingerprinted then you must appear in court to defend your…