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UPDATE FOR BC AND ONTARIO PARDON APPLICANTS CONVICTED PRIOR TO MARCH 2012

By | Criminal Sentencing, Pardon, Record Suspension | 4 Comments

Good news for pardon applicants currently residing in British Columbia and Ontario. The Parole Board of Canada is upholding recent court decisions in those provinces which found retroactive changes to the pardon program under Stephen Harper and the Conservative’s ‘tough on crime’ stance to be unconstitutional. Bill C-10, which came…

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If I have received a pardon from the government of Canada will the charges still show up on a criminal record background search?

By | Background Checks, Criminal Records, Fingerprints, Pardon | 2 Comments

This is a common question we receive at the National Pardon Centre but it a question that is easily answered. If you complete a pardon application – and if it is awarded by the government of Canada – then subsequent background checks will NOT reveal any information. Furthermore, the criminal…

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