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…

Pardons Canada – Conditional and Absolute Discharge Can Prevent Your From Traveling to the USA

pardons.org When people are convicted with a criminal record (ie – assault, theft, dui, fraud) and the punishment is a conditional or absolute discharge, you still have a criminal record that can be seen by employers and the Americans. Its true, the charges are supposed to be removed at the federal level after a certain…

Pardons Canada – Getting a Pardon, the PATH from Jail, Suicide, Mental Health, Divorce and Substance Abuse

pardons.org A Pardon is the final step in rehabilitating someone who has paid the penalty of committing a criminal offence. In some cases, people have experienced a lot of challenge in their lives and have turned to crime either intentionally or unintentionally. Often, the person’s past involves jail, suicide, mental health issues, divorce and substance…