How to Find Out If You Have a Criminal Record in Canada

If you’ve had an encounter with the law in the past, and you’re curious to see whether you have a criminal record, there are a few things you should know. If you’re over the age of 18 years and have been convicted of a criminal offence, you have a criminal record. However, even if you’ve…

Is DUI a Criminal Offence in Canada?

If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), you should know that in Canada, DUI has been considered a Federal Criminal Offence since 1921. In Canada, the term impaired driving is used when referring to the criminal offence of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A DUI…

[VIDEO]How to Remove an Assault Charge in Canada

Assault is the most common conviction in Canada and comes in various forms including common assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, uttering threats. Depending on the outcome in court and the final judgement will determine your eligibility to get the assault charge removed.

Pardons Canada Review – Remove Criminal Record to Obtain Citizenship There are many reasons people want to remove a criminal record apart from employment and travel purposes.  Oftentimes, in order to obtain your Canadian citizenship you cannot have a past criminal record.  Once a pardon or record suspension is granted, then the criminal record is no longer available to the public and you can…

[Video] Travel to the US with a Criminal Record

In this short video, we go trough the why, how and when you need to apply for US Entry Waiver, the different waiver documents and answers to some of the most common questions we receive about entry waivers for Canadian citizens. As a reminder, it is illegal to travel to US with a criminal record.

[VIDEO] Removing a DUI, DWI, Impaired, Over 80 in Canada

Among the most common convictions in Canada is Drinking and Driving, also known as DUI, DWI, more than 80 mgs of alcohol and a few other terms. There are over 80,000 convictions across the country for this type of offense. When you are caught drinking and driving the consequences can be severe. In this video we’ll discuss all terms that represent drinking and driving convictions in Canada, what are some of the consequences (financial, emotional and other) and how you can get those cleaned from your file.