Pardons Canada: Removing an assault conviction fast

Visitor: My charges were quite sometime ago. I had a very abusive and traumatic childhood etc. with that said  I was a quite angry youth. I was accused and charged for something falsely , that I feel was someone trying to hurt me for snapping on them verbally one day. I was found not guilty…

Pardons Canada: How Can I Get a Pardon if Fine Was Not Paid?

Visitor: To the best of my abilities, these are the charges I’ve had in the past: Driving under influence and evading arrest – convicted – approximately 20 years ago – Surrey, BC  Possession and Production of cannabis – dismissed – 15 years ago – Chilliwack, BC  Possession and Production of cannabis – dismissed – 12…

Pardons Canada: How can I remove ALL of my charges?

Visitor: My ex wife had left me and brought our newborn to her home town and didn’t say anything to me about it until  after it was done. So naturally my only option was to move to the middle of nowhere to be close to my daughter  which led to a gambling addiction and I…

Pardons Canada: Federal Government Reduces Pardon Approval fee to $50

The federal government of Canada announced that they are reducing the fee for a pardon application from $655 to $50 effective Jan 1, 2022. Here is the official announcement from the Canadian government: This is fantastic news for so many people who have a criminal record that is preventing them from gaining employment, volunteering and…

Pardons Canada: Are Fingerprints Required for Canadian Citizenship?

In 2018, Canada rolled out new legislation for those looking to gain access to the country. Now, biometrics are required whenever people apply for a work permit, study permit, visitor visa, or permanent residence. Biometrics include fingerprints and photos taken for identification purposes. Biometrics are used to: Confirm your identity  Prevent someone else from stealing…

Pardons Canada: Removing An Arrest Record?

Visitor: I’m looking to have an arrest record destroyed. Long story shot, I was charged with theft for passing the cash register in a grocery store…..however I was just going to get an item located between the doors. I’m completely innocent thus was not theft…..nonetheless I was charged. The police officer said he believed me but had to…