Can I teach with a criminal record in Canada?

In Canada, anyone who wants to teach or work in a school or who provides a service for the school must undergo a background check. This is generally true whether you are currently employed at a school or are a new hire. How might this impact your ability to work as a teacher if you…

Pardons Canada Review – Record Suspension for a Theft Conviction

pardons.org Theft under $5000 and Theft over $5000 are among the most common criminal convictions in Canada.  Once you have been charged and fingerprinted for this criminal offence then you have a criminal record that can be seen by the public. The criminal record will stay with you forever until you get it removed by…

Pardons Canada – Removing a Criminal Record for Assault

pardons.org Assault is the most common type of conviction in Canada and happens often in homes, neighbourhoods, bars, and work areas across the country.  It can happen in an instance of rage and next thing you know the police are being called and charging you for common or domestic assault, assault with a weapon, assault…

Pardons Canada – Record Suspension for Impaired Driving

pardons.org Among the most common convictions in Canada is Driving While Ability Impaired, also known as DUI, DWI, more than 80 mgs of alcohol.  There are over 80,000 convictions across the country for this type of offence. When you are caught drinking and driving the consequences can be severe.  In addition to losing your licence…

Pardons Canada Review- The Relief of Removing a Criminal Record

pardons.org There can be a huge emotional and psychological burden of having a criminal record.  Many people who have committed a criminal offence are remorseful and wish to continue with their life as a law abiding citizen. Most employers and volunteer agencies are doing criminal background checks so having a criminal record can really impact…

Pardons Canada Review – Helping People To Navigate a Complicated Process

pardons.org The process of obtaining a pardon/record suspension is complicated and takes time.  There are ten steps that need to be completed and done correctly in order for the Canadian government to approve the application. Pardons Canada has been helping Canadians for the past 25 years to obtain a pardon/record suspension, file destruction or US…

Pardons Canada – 2014 Canadian Crime Stats Revealing

pardons.org Each year the Canadian government gathers crime statistics from across the country and publishes a report. As you can see from the table below, the conviction of “theft under $5000” is the most common conviction in Canada with over 474,000 police reported crimes. Mischief is another common conviction with over 264,000 police reported crimes.…