Pardons Canada – What is Conditional Sentencing in Canada?

pardons.org Many people who call us are confused about what a conditional sentence is and whether or not they are eligible for a Canada Pardon. Conditional sentencing became part of the Canadian justice system with the passage of Bill C-41 in 1995. Rather than focusing on incarceration, conditional sentencing is designed to keep some offenders…

Pardons Canada – Finding a Job With a Criminal Record

pardons.org In these hard economic times its difficult enough to find a good job without a criminal record, so having a criminal record makes it nearly impossible to compete for good jobs. Many people call us to help them remove their old criminal records with a Canada Pardon, so that they can change jobs or…

Pardons Canada – Getting a Pardon for a Theft or Assault Charge

pardons.org Theft and Domestic Assault are probably two of the most common criminal charges that we help to get pardoned.  Usually these charges are single incidents in a person’s life when they were in a very stressful personal situation.  A criminal charge was laid and they were punished, however they should not have to live…

Pardons Canada – Court Rules Withdrawn Charges Can Stay on Record

pardons.org http://www.thestar.com/searchresults?AssetType=article&dt=&stype=genSearch&q=withdrawn%20charges%20can%20stay&r=all:1 In the Ontario Court of Appeal today, a ruling was upheld allowing police to provide information to the public about criminal charges that were dismissed, withdrawn or acquitted. This has huge negative consequences for people in this situation who are trying to get a job, promotion or travel to the US. The truth…