Pardons Canada – New Pardon Rules Affects Number of Applications

pardons.org A recent article in the Globe and Mail has reported a drop in Pardons applications (now called Record Suspensions). Error rates for Pardon applications has also increased from 25% to 45%.  In other words, there are many applications for Pardons/Record Suspensions that are being submitted but then rejected because mistakes are being made.  That…

Pardons Canada – Dismissed or Withdrawn Criminal Charges Still Getting in the Way

pardons.org When you get charged with a criminal offence, whether it is theft, assault, dui, fraud or any other criminal offence, you are fingerprinted by the police.  Once you are fingerprinted by the police, you are in the police and possibly, RCMP database. If the criminal charges are later dismissed, withdrawn, peace bond, stayed, absolute…

Pardons Canada – Getting Bonded with a Criminal Record

pardons.org If you have a criminal record or even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged, it can affect your ability to get bonded for employment. Most employers are doing criminal background checks and part of the reason they are…