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Pardons Canada Review – Remove Fingerprints to be safe for Employment

www.pardons.org Nowadays, most employers are doing criminal background checks for all potential employment. Even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later dismissed, withdrawn, stayed, peace bond, diversion or absolute or conditional discharge, your prints can still show up on a criminal check.  This can be embarassing to explain to…

The Court Has Decided – Record Suspension Changes Violate Charter Rights

In 2012, the Canadian government, then under the authority of the Harper Conservative government, made some changes to the way that record suspensions (formerly known as “pardons”) operated in Canada. Specifically, they decided to lengthen the amount of wait time required before people could apply for a record suspension. Now, after some deliberation by the…

Pardons Canada Review – How it feels to remove an assault conviction

www.pardons.org Assault is the most common criminal offence in Canada.  An assault conviction can come in many different forms including domestic assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm.  Many assault charges are settled prior to a conviction being handed down in the form of a peace bond, stay of proceedings (stayed), withdrawn, dismissed,…