Pardons Canada – Dismissed or Withdrawn Criminal Charges Still Getting in the Way

pardons.org When you get charged with a criminal offence, whether it is theft, assault, dui, fraud or any other criminal offence, you are fingerprinted by the police.  Once you are fingerprinted by the police, you are in the police and possibly, RCMP database. If the criminal charges are later dismissed, withdrawn, peace bond, stayed, absolute…

Pardons Canada – Getting Bonded with a Criminal Record

pardons.org If you have a criminal record or even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged, it can affect your ability to get bonded for employment. Most employers are doing criminal background checks and part of the reason they are…

Pardons Canada – Person with Peace Bond for Common Assault Gets Refused Entry to US

pardons.org We receive hundreds of calls and emails each week from people who are turned away at the US border because of an old criminal record. The Americans are becoming much more strict at the border and will deny you entry even if your criminal charge was withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional…

Pardons Canada – Assault and Anger Management for Pardons in Canada

pardons.org Perhaps one of the most common criminal charges in Canada is assault. Domestic assault is most common but other assault charges include assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, uttering death threats. Oftentimes, people are charged with assault and the charges are later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed in court or absolute or conditional discharge…

Pardons Canada – Traveling to the USA with an Assault charge

pardons.org Every day we get inquiries about being safe to travel to the US with a criminal record. Assault convictions are among the most common criminal charges in Canada. Once a pardon is granted, you should be safe to travel to the US without a US Entry Waiver (I-192) as long as you have never…

Pardons Canada – New National TV Program Highlights Difficulties of Getting a Job with a Criminal Record

pardons.org One of the stars from the acclaimed TV series Dragons Den, Kevin O’Leary is launching a new series called Redemption Inc. which will be about giving ex-cons a chance at getting a job. Every day we speak to Canadians who have old criminal records which are getting in the way of employment. Most companies…