Pardons Canada – A Woman’s Persective: The Downfall of a DUI

pardons.org When you think of a criminal record one usually thinks about serious crimes and the men who perpetrate the crimes.  Interestingly one of the most common crimes in Canada is Impaired Driving, also known as DUI or DWI or Driving over 80mg. Many people are not aware of the negative implications of having a…

Pardons Canada – The Importance of Pardons In Canada

pardons.org We have been helping people obtain Pardons in Canada for 20 years and each day we hear stories about how people have rehabilitated from their criminal past.  They call us because even though the criminal offence happened many years in the past, the criminal offence is still haunting them. Having a criminal record will…

Pardons Canada – Criminal Charges that are Withdrawn, Dismissed, Stayed, Conditional or Absolute Discharge Will Still Show Up on a Criminal Check

pardons.org We recieve hundreds of calls each day from people who have been rejected from a job because they have an old criminal charge. Many believe that if the criminal charge has been dismissed, withdrawn, stayed, absolute or conditional discharged, then the charges will go away and no one will see anything.  This assumption is…

Pardons Canada – Opposition Parties Against Price Increase for Pardons

pardons.org It seems we are not the only ones disappointed with the Tories proposed quadrupling the fee to approve Pardons.  The following article highlights recent discussion in the legislature that shows how the opposition parties are opposed by the steep rise in fees. http://ca.news.yahoo.com/cost-applying-pardon-more-quadruple-under-tory-proposal-20110202-094456-029.html OTTAWA – The federal government wants to quadruple the cost of…