Traveling To the US with a Criminal Record

Few things are as good for the soul as travel. The ability to go to a new place, a new city or culture can change people for the better, expanding their ideas, creating new friendships, memorable experiences, and maybe even giving people a new favourite food they will enjoy for the rest of their life.…

Pardons Canada Review – Record Suspension Approved in Ontario

www.pardons.org Every day people are getting into trouble with the police across the country.  Once you are fingerprinted then you have an FPS number and your criminal charge can be seen when a criminal background check is conducted. If your criminal charge was later dismissed, withdrawn, stayed or discharged, you should still obtain a file…

Can I Coach Football With A Criminal Record?

Football, while not quite the national obsession that hockey is, is still one of the most popular sports in the country, and can be an important part in the life of any Canadian boy growing up. It teaches important skills like teamwork, helps to socialize children and teenagers, and, for some, can turn into an…

Can A Criminal Record Be Cleared?

While we usually hope for the best in life for ourselves, our family and friends, sometimes mistakes are made. If we’re lucky, these mistakes are relatively minor errors that teach us important life lessons and allow us to move on as better people. But sometimes the mistakes can be more costly and follow us for…

Pardons Canada Review – Clear Criminal Record in Calgary, Alberta

www.pardons.org At Pardons Canada we help people across the country to remove criminal records by way of pardon, record suspension or file destruction. Depending on the conviction, whether it was a summary or indictable offence, the eligibility requirements will be a five or ten year waiting period from the end of the punishment.  If the…

Can You Cross the US Border with a DUI on Your Record?

According to Statistics Canada, impaired driving has been considered a criminal act since 1921 and is the leading cause of criminal death in the country. If you are operating a motor vehicle and your blood level is more than 80 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, you will receive an impaired driving charge.…

Can You Leave Canada with a Criminal Record?

For many people, having a criminal record goes far beyond just the shame of knowing you’ve been convicted of a criminal offence and the fear of someone finding out. The repercussions can extend into the workplace, your ability to be a volunteer, and your ability to travel. Whether it is for work or for pleasure,…

How to Get Rid of a Criminal Record in Canada

No one sets out in life with the hope of having a criminal record, but sometimes these things happen. It may be because of one poor decision, a temporary lapse in judgement, or falling in with the wrong crowd, but if the end result is a criminal record, your only thought should be how to…

If the Charges Were Dropped Is It Still on Your Record?

Being arrested can be one of the most stressful situations a person can go through. Not only is it embarrassing, but it can lead to a range of consequences at work, and in your personal life. Of course, not every arrest ends in a conviction. Sometimes, the initial charges are dropped, and there is no…