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Why Should I Apply For a Pardon Now?

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Historically, putting off applying for a pardon/record suspension can be costly. Back in 2012 the Conservative government increased wait times to 5 years for summary offenses and 10 years for an indictable offense. If you became eligible to make a pardon application prior to 2012, but didn’t apply for a pardon before the laws changed, you now had to…

BC & Ontario Pardon Eligibility Wait Times Reduced

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B.C .and Ontario residents with offences prior to 2012 have had their pardon eligibility wait times for summary and indictable offences reduced to three and five years respectively. These were the eligibility waiting periods pre-Bill C-10. That’s down from five and ten years respectively, the current waiting periods under the Criminal Records Act. It’s important to note, offences…

Record Suspensions for DUI & Driving Over .08

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In Canada, when someone refers to a ‘DUI’ they are typically talking about a criminal charge for either Operating Under the Influence, or Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol per 100 ml of blood (more commonly known as having a Blood Alcohol Content more than 0.08). A pardon, or record suspension, will seal…

Record Suspension Processing Fee $631 – Is It Fair?

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While as many as 10% of Canadians have a criminal record, most were convicted of minor crimes. Although their crimes didn’t make the news, the effect of having a criminal record extends their punishment well after their sentence is complete. Is The Cost of a Pardon/Record Suspension Preventing People from Applying? The Parole Board of Canada asked…

Pot Activist Wants Pardons & Compensation For Convictions

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Pot activist Dana Larsen wants much more than automatic criminal pardons for anyone convicted of a marijuana related crime. He wants financial compensation for every day someone spends in jail for a marijuana related crime. 11,970 British Columbians were charged with pot-related offences in 2016 alone. Marijuana Pardon Wait Times Under Canadian law, anyone convicted…

Can U.S. Border Guards Search Your Phone?

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When crossing the U.S. border officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, may ask to search your phone, tablet, or laptop. This includes asking for your password, making a copy of your data or even seizing the device for several weeks. Refusing to cooperate completely would likely result in not being allowed to…

Pardons/Record Suspensions: Am I eligible?

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How does someone determine if they are eligible for a Pardon (now called Record Suspension)? There are a few conditions that must be satisfied before you are eligible for a Record Suspension. First, you must know if your conviction was a summary or indictable offense. Knowing this will determine how long you must wait until you are eligible…

Do I Need Help With My Pardon Application (Record Suspension)

Do I Need Help With My Pardon Application (Record Suspension)

It makes sense to hire a professional with a history of success help you with your pardon/record suspension application. The government fee is $631 – how many times do you want to re-apply and pay that fee? Free Phone Consultation Pardon Services Ent. Manitoba offers free telephone consultations to help you get a pardon the…

Why Is It Important to Get A Pardon? (Record Suspension)

Why Is It Important to Get A Pardon Record Suspension

A criminal record affects employment, travel and even simple volunteering like coaching your child’s hockey team. Free Phone Consultation Pardon Services offers free telephone consultations to determine record suspension eligibility. All information is strictly confidential and your privacy is assured 204-453-0099. About Us Winnipeg’s Pardon Services Ent. has been part of the Winnipeg business community since…

Do I Need A U.S. Waiver?

Do I Need A US Waiver?

Although a pardon/record suspension clears your criminal record in Canada, it is only the first half of the requirements needed to get into the United States with a past criminal record. Pardon Services in Winnipeg offers free telephone consultations to determine record suspension eligibility. All information is strictly confidential and your privacy is assured. (204)…