Pardons Canada – Volunteering with a Criminal Record

pardons.org Most volunteer positions now require a criminal background check before being accepted for the position. If you have an old criminal record or even if you have been charged with a criminal offence and the charge was later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond or discharged, you will not be able to volunteer. Once a…

Pardons Canada – Will a Peace Bond Affect Employment?

pardons.org There are hundreds of cases each day across the country were a domestic issue arises and the police are called to the scene.  As soon as the police are called, criminal charges for assault are usually given.  This often comes as a shock to the people who have called the police in a moment…

Pardons Canada – 92% Increase in Criminal Background Check Requests

pardons.org According to a recent report, police have received an enormous increase in criminal background check requests over the past five years.  These requests are coming mainly from employers and for volunteer and coaching purposes. People are shocked to find out that even though they were never convicted of a crime, the criminal background check…

Pardons Canada – Removing a DUI in Ontario in 2015

pardons.org Thousands of people each month across the country get convicted of DUI or Impaired Driving.  Once convicted, it is a criminal offence and can be seen by employers and the Americans and anyone else who does a criminal record check. Often, the criminal record will get in the way of employment and traveling and…