Pardons Canada – A Criminal Record Will Interfere with Citizenship

pardons.org There are many people living in Canada who do not yet have their Canadian Citizenship.  Many have landed or permanent residence papers and are in the process of getting their citizenship which takes time. If you are charged with a criminal offence or even fingerprinted by the police and the charge was later dismissed,…

Pardons Canada – Beware of Online Pardon Agency Scammers

pardons.org Every year we hear of another Pardons agency that has gone out of business, leaving hundreds of applicants stranded. We have recently received many calls and emails from distressed customers of Express Pardons who recently shut its doors.  This is a particularly disturbing situation because Express Pardons spent tens of thousands of dollars on…

Pardons Canada – Obtaining a Record Suspension Can Be Complicated

pardons.org There are many steps that are required to process a pardon/record suspension and it can often be complicated. Since the Harper government changed the pardons laws in March 2012 under Bill C10, there are more hurdles to cross before the pardon/record suspension is granted. The demand for pardons has increased dramatically since every employer…

Pardons Canada – Backlog for Pardons Causing Delays

pardons.org Ever since the Federal Government changed the laws governing Pardons in Canada under Bill C-10, there has been a backlog of applications that have yet to be processed. This delay is unfortunate because most people who are applying for Pardons or Record Suspensions are in need of the Pardon for employment or travel purposes. …

Pardons Canada – Harper Government Seeks to Further Tighten Pardons Rules

pardons.org The Harper Government made some sweeping changes to the Pardons Rules in March 2012 under the Omnibus Crime Bill C-10.  Since that time we have continued to help Canadians obtain Pardons in Canada under the stricter laws. Thankfully, the government is still giving pardons (now called record suspensions) which has the affect of removing…

Pardons Canada – Can’t Get a Job With a Criminal Record

pardons.org It seems that every employer in the country is doing criminal background checks. No matter how old the conviction is or how seemingly insignificant it was in the past, you are not getting work if you have a criminal record. The question on almost every employment application is “Do you have a criminal record…