Pardons Canada – Declined for Job Because of Peace Bond

pardons.org We receive many calls and emails from people who are in shock that their criminal charge showed up in a criminal check.  They are surprised because in many cases the charge was withdrawn, stayed, dismissed, peace bond, absolute or conditionally discharged, yet it still showed up when the criminal check was done. If you…

Pardons Canada – A Criminal Record Will Interfere with Citizenship

pardons.org There are many people living in Canada who do not yet have their Canadian Citizenship.  Many have landed or permanent residence papers and are in the process of getting their citizenship which takes time. If you are charged with a criminal offence or even fingerprinted by the police and the charge was later dismissed,…

Pardons Canada – Dropped Charges Still Show Up on Criminal Record Checks

pardons.org We receive many calls and emails from people who are surprised that their criminal record is still showing up on a criminal background check even though the charges were dropped. It is not uncommon that a person will be fingerprinted following an arrest of assault, or theft or uttering threats, and later the criminal…

Pardons Canada – Dismissed or Withdrawn Criminal Charges Still Getting in the Way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 If the criminal charges are later dismissed, withdrawn, peace bond, stayed, absolute…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If you have a criminal record or even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged, it can affect your ability to get bonded for employment.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Pardons Canada – Withdrawn, Dismissed Criminal Charges Stick Around

pardons.org Many people who are charged with a criminal record and the charges are later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, conditional and absolute discharge, believe that their criminal charges just disappear. Unfortunately this is not true. If you’ve been fingerprinted by the police and charged with a criminal offence, then the charges can be seen…