The Harper Government made some sweeping changes to the Pardons Rules in March 2012 under the Omnibus Crime Bill C-10. Since that time we have continued to help Canadians obtain Pardons in Canada under the stricter laws.
Thankfully, the government is still giving pardons (now called record suspensions) which has the affect of removing criminal records from public record. This is particularly important for employment and travel purposes.
According to this recent article in the Globe and Mail, the Harper Government is looking to make further changes to the Pardons rules which will affect non-immigrants of Canada:
It is important for Canadians to act now to obtain a Canada Pardon (Record Suspension) so that they will be safe for employment and traveling to the US.
If you have any questions regarding this topic or about Pardons, Record Suspensions and US Entry Waivers email us at [email protected] or call 1-877-929-6011 or 416-929-6011.