Pardons Canada: US Border Crossing When You Have a Pardon

I have a question about border-crossing to the United States. Pardons Canada helped me to successfully obtain my pardon in 2017. (Thank you!) At no point between the time that I was first arrested and charged in 2000, and the granting of my pardon in 2017 did I ever attempt to enter the United States.…

Pardons Canada – Criminal Records and Nexus Applications

I made a major mistake today regarding a Nexus renewal and US Customs agent.  The officer asked me for a deposition from charges I had 16-17 years ago so I went and obtained copies of the information and gave it to the officer.  I had been charged with 4 offences, aggravated assault with weapon, assault…

Pardons Canada – Remove Criminal Record for Employment

www.pardons.org Erasing my criminal record is something that I have to do, and I want to get the process started as soon as possible. Theres only one reason why, and its because I would like to pursue a career in truck driving, so I need to be able to cross the border into the states.…

Pardons Canada – Volunteering with a Criminal Record

www.pardons.org Most volunteer organizations or charitable organizations now require a criminal background check for all volunteers. If you have been convicted for a criminal offence or even if you have been charged and fingerprinted then you may not be able to get the volunteer position. Even if your charges were dismissed, withdrawn, stayed, peace bond,…

Pardons Canada – Canada Passes Law to Speed Pot Pardons

www.pardons.org The Canadian government has recently passed a law to allow pardons for a single pot possession conviction to be expedited and no cost for approval. This law does NOT apply to individuals who have more than one offence. A person with a single pot possession conviction must still make a full application with the…

Pardons Canada – Traveling to the US with a Pot charge

www.pardons.org The Americans will deny you entry to the US if you have a pot conviction in Canada. It does not matter if the offence was trafficking, cultivation, production or simple pot possession, you will be denied entry. The offence can be 40 years old and you can still be denied entry to the US.…

Pardons Canada – DUI Pardon for Impaired Driving

www.pardons.org Impaired driving laws in Canada have become even more strict as police officers are no longer required to have a reasonable cause to ask for a breathalizer test. This has resulted in a lot more arrests for DUI, Impaired Driving, Driving while ability impaired, driving over .08 mg, care and control, and refusal to…

Pardons Canada – Canadian Businessman Gets Pardoned by Trump

www.pardons.org In the USA, the only way to get pardoned is by the President of the country or possibly by the Governer of a state. As you can imagine, you must have the best connections with government officials to have a chance to get pardoned for a past criminal offence. As a result, most Americans…

Pardons Canada – How to Remove a Stayed Offence

pardons.org If your criminal offence has been stayed in court, then it is not a full conviction however the criminal record will still show up on a criminal background check or RCMP or CPIC report. Whether your criminal offence was an assault, theft, fraud or anything else that was stayed in court, it will show…

Pardons Canada – The Feeling of Removing a Criminal Record

www.pardons.org We receive hundreds of thank you emails and letters from people we have helped to remove a criminal record. The feeling that people have once the criminal record is removed is very positive. Here is an email we recently received from a person whom we helped to obtain a pardon for a theft and…

Pardons Canada – Removing a Criminal Record for Employment

www.pardons.org Each week we receive thank you letters and emails from people we have helped to obtain a pardon or record suspension. This is a huge relief for most people once they receive the pardon as it removes any barriers for employment.  Since most employers are conducting criminal background checks before hiring, it has become…