The Tory government is proposing legislation (Bill C-43) that could affect thousands of permanent residents who have minor convictions, including shoplifting, assault, and drug offences. These immigrants could lose their permanent residence status or be deported under the new law.
If you have a criminal record, its important to start the Pardon/Record Suspension process immediately so that your immigration status in Canada is not affected.
Here is a recent article in the Toronto Star that highlights the proposed legislation:
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