When you commit a crime in Canada you are charged with an offence. For more severe crimes you will face an indictable offence, and for less serious crimes you will face a summary offence. Both have specific consequences attached to them that vary with each crime. Read More
Criminal record checks are sometimes necessary when you are looking for a job or attempting to rent a property. Criminal record checks are used to see if an individual has any prior convictions and are used by an employer or landlord as a way to determine whether the individual is trustworthy or not.
A conviction on your criminal record means that you have gone through the complete judicial process, meaning you were arrested, charged, went to trial and found guilty. Read More
Sometimes, people partake in activities they aren’t very proud of. Shoplifting is one of those activities. While it may seem that pocketing a pack of gum is harmless at the time, getting caught can lead to problems that will follow you for the rest of your life. Read More
If you are looking to conceal your records so you can live without your criminal record stopping you from finding employment, finding a job, or if you just want peace of mind, there are a few routes that you can take.
When someone is charged with a criminal offence in Canada, they are either charged with a summary offence, indictable offence or hybrid offence.
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
In today’s world, job searching is very difficult, especially if you have a past offence sitting on your police record. Regardless of whether you’ve been convicted of a minor offence or have a major conviction, many Canadian employers will be reluctant to give you an opportunity if you have a criminal record. Read More
A past offence should not prevent you from getting your life back on track, but many people come across various obstacles if they have a criminal record. Such difficulties include getting a mortgage or a loan and getting home insurance.
When entering the United States, either by car or plane, one of the first things you will need to deal with is the Customs & Border Protection of the United States (CBP). The job of the CBP is to keep out illegal materials, as well as people that could pose a threat.