Many of the people we help to get a Canada Pardon complain that they have had serious issues securing jobs or getting a promotion at work because of their criminal record.
Once a pardon is granted, the criminal record is not available for public record, so that when employees run a criminal background check, they will not see the old criminal charge.
Here is a letter we received from a person who was trying to get a teaching job:
“Thank you for assisting me in getting a Canada Pardon for my past mistakes.”
“I feel that now I may pursue my career in the education field without being held back and judged for what I have been convicted of in the past. I hope to work as a teacher and set a positive example for those I work with on how to live life and make the right choices.”
“Last summer, when I was applying for my Teacher’s license, I had to write a detailed letter outlining the circumstances of my DUI conviction before I could be granted my Ontario College of Teachers license.”
“As well, I had to post my criminal record online as part of my portfolio and I am certain this has impacted negatively on my chances for an interview with the Education Boards.”
“Now, I will be able to get a transcript that is clear of convictions to proudly post with my other achievements.”
“Also, I work as a computer technician for a company that had to lay me off when their contractor changed their policies and insisted that all employees must have spotless records. Now I will be able to work for that company again.”
“Thank you again Pardons Canada for your assistance. I will endeavour to work hard, make the right choices and stay focused on a positive future now that I am free of a criminal record.”
If you have any questions regarding this topic or about Pardons and US Entry Waivers email us at [email protected] or call 1-877-929-6011.