How to Get a Character Reference Letter for a US Entry Waiver

Most Canadians don’t realize it, but one of the things that make our lives much easier compared to the rest of the world is just how easy it is for a Canadian citizen to enter the United States. As the northern half of the world’s largest unprotected border, we enjoy a privileged “state of grace”…

Potential Issues From Having a Poor Ontario Driving Record

For most Canadians that are of legal age, driving is just another aspect of normal life. The size of our country means that we’ve had the luxury of building “outwards” instead of “upwards” so even our cities tend to be sprawling in area, rather than dense collections of towers all reaching for the sky. This…

Pardons Canada – Drunk Driving vs. High Driving

www.pardons.org With the pot (marijuana) laws potentially set to change in Canada, there will be a new set of laws surrounding driving while high on marijuana. A great article was recently written about this subject by a Toronto Criminal Law Firm called O’Neill Moon Quedado LLP. It seems like it has been many years since…

Tips For Checking My Criminal Record Info In Canada

For most people in Canada, our primary means of income is through getting a job with an employer. It’s the easiest, most straightforward way to get a reliable, timely salary that we can structure our lives around and start building a future. But getting a job requires submitting applications to employers that are looking for…

What Are The Steps To Get Bonded In Ontario?

While it doesn’t apply to every single job available on the market, there may come a time when some people considering employment at a company may see a question on the job application, or be asked the same question in an interview, “Are you bondable?” To some, this may be a confusing question, since most…

How Long Will My Criminal Record Last?

Canada is often regarded as one of the most fortunate countries in the world for people to live in, full of opportunity for growth and success to immigrants and those born here. For many people, this is likely to be true; as a country, Canada enjoys both a standard of living and reputation for safety…

Different Types of Assault Charges In Canada

An act of violence, especially in the moment that it occurs is a very simple incident. However, once things are over, and it’s time to look at the consequences of that moment of violence, that’s when things become complicated. Violence is never tolerated in Canada, but the degree to which it is condemned or punished…

Can I Pass A Background Check With A DUI On My Record?

Everyone makes mistakes, but occasionally, those mistakes can be severe enough that the police have to get involved, and the Canadian legal system has to administer some punishment in answer to what you’ve done. Drunk driving is one of those situations. Over the years, this has become an increasingly more serious, less tolerated legal offense,…

Pardons Canada – Remove DUI or Impaired Driving in Alberta

www.pardons.org If you have been convicted of a DUI, Impaired Driving, Driving over .08 mg, or Care and Control then you have a criminal record.  Many people try to fight these charges in court and in most cases they are still found guilty despite having paid legal fees in the thousands of dollars. In Canada,…

Pardons Canada – Remove Criminal Record in P.E.I. (Prince Edward Island)

www.pardons.org Even though PEI is considered Canada’s smallest province, there are still situations where people in that province get into trouble with the police.  The criminal offences can range from Impaired Driving or DUI, to theft, assault, fraud and narcotics. Once you have been convicted of a criminal offence you will need a pardon or…

Pardons Canada – Removing a Criminal Record in Saskatoon and Regina

www.pardons.org There are thousands of people each year who get charged with a criminal offence across Canada.  Criminal convictions can include DUI, theft, fraud, assault, uttering threats, and possession of a controlled substance. Once you are fingerprinted by the police then you have a criminal record which can be seen on a criminal background check…

Pardons Canada – Removing a Criminal Record to be safe to travel

www.pardons.org The Americans can deny you entry to the US if you have a criminal record.  If you have been fingerprinted by the police and later convicted for a fraud, theft, drugs, or any other conviction, then the US border agents can see your fingerprints and conviction on their screen and deny you entry to…