Pardons Canada – Recovering Alchoholic Gets a Pardon

pardons.org Many people make regrettable mistakes in their life and some lead to criminal charges that can affect their livlihood.  We speak to hundreds of Canadians each week who are seeking to obtain a Canada Pardon from past criminal convictions.  A percentage of these people have battled substance abuse in their past on got into…

Pardons Canada – Letter from NDP to Pardons Canada Re: Bill C23

pardons.org We have been active in Ottawa to lobby the government for a fair hearing on the new proposed Pardons Legislation Bill C23.  We do not want proposed strict new rules in the legislation to affect thousands of people who have committed less serious crimes as a result of their concern over the Karla Homolka…

Pardons Canada – Getting a Pardon for a Theft Charge

pardons.org Each day we speak to hundreds of people who have been charged with a criminal record and are seeking to obtain a Canada Pardon.  Often, the criminal charge is a first time offence in a person’s life and they deeply regret their actions. Here is a thank you letter we recently received from a…

Pardons Canada – New DUI Laws for Drivers Under Age 21

pardons.org DUI and Impaired Driving laws will become a lot stricter for drivers age 21 and under beginning Aug 8th, 2010. There will be a zero tolerance for drivers 21 age and under when it comes to drinking and driving.  This means you can be charged criminally for DUI if you are caught by the…

Pardons Canada – Domestic Assault Pardon Success Story

pardons.org Domestic assault is among the most common criminal charges in Canada.  Often it occurs as a result of a heated argument between partners and someone calls the police to press charges.  Often, the argument is resolved, but the partner is left with a criminal charge of assault. Even if you have been fingerprinted and…

Pardons Canada – Canada’s Crime Rate Falls in 2009

pardons.org Each year Statistics Canada comes out with information regarding crime in Canada.  In 2009, there were over 2.1 Million crime related reports to the police.  This does not mean that 2.1 Million people got into trouble with the police. The top three convictions were Impaired Driving or DUI, Assault and Theft Under 5000. Many…

Pardons Canada – Senate passes Bill C23 to tighten pardons laws

pardons.org On June 29, 2010 the Senate approved an amended Bill C23A which will affect the laws governing the granting of a Canada Pardon. There are a number of changes to the rules that go into affect immediately.  Most of the changes relate to sexual offences, making it more difficult to obtain a pardon for…