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 The Americans are becoming much more strict at the border and will deny you entry even if your criminal charge was withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional…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 – You Cannot Volunteer or Coach with a Criminal Record

pardons.org There are many reasons why people choose to obtain a pardon/record suspension. Mostly it is for employment or travel but often times volunteer positions and coaching for children’s sports teams now require a clean criminal background check. If you have a criminal record and even if the charges were withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, absolute or…

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 Oftentimes, people are charged with assault and the charges are later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed in court or absolute or conditional discharge…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 – 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 – US-Canada Border Deal Will Make Border Crossing Even Tougher

pardons.org Currently the Americans are doing random criminal checks with Canadians crossing the US Border but soon criminal checks may be done for every Canadian crossing the US Border. If you have a criminal record and are stopped by the Americans at the US Border you will be denied entry to the US and you…

Pardons Canada – A Theft Under Conviction From 1977 Can Show Up at the US Border

pardons.org You may have traveled to the US many times in your life without incident at the US Border, but if you have any past criminal activity (including a conditional or absolute discharge, withdrawn, stayed or dismissed criminal charge) you may be surprised one day by a US Customs Agent who decides to do a…