When you have been convicted of a crime in Canada, a record of that crime and any attached information about the case is kept. This is known as a criminal record. When you are looking for a job, travelling, or attempting to rent a property, you will sometimes be asked to disclose this record.
In life, we don`t always make the best choices. Sometimes we stumble and make mistakes. As with everything, consequences sometimes accompany our bad mistakes. Read More
There are so many things that we take for granted. Until a criminal record gets in the way that is. A criminal record can make even the easiest things in life difficult or even impossible unless you obtain pardons & waivers. Here are some things that you cannot do if you have a criminal record.
We know that sometimes good people have made bad decisions in the past and need a second chance. Having a criminal record can cause many problems in your life. Read More
Having a criminal record can make it hard to move on with your life and do things such as find a good job or rent a house. The good news is, you can always apply for a pardon and have the chance to clear your name and move on with your life.
Even if your criminal record has yet to affect your life, there is a good chance that it someday will. Read More
When you have a criminal record you are prevented from doing a number of things. Crossing borders, renting a home, or getting a good job are just some of the things that are made difficult by having a criminal record. Read More
When you have been charged with a crime over the age of 18, even if you were found not guilty, or were never convicted, you do have a criminal record. Read More
A criminal record is a record of any criminal activity. Regardless of the outcome in court, a criminal record will be created and will stay in the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC that is maintained by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Read More