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Free Pot Pardons: What You’re Not Being Told



A pardon (record suspension) does indeed seal your criminal record so that anyone such as an employer will see a clean record check. While the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency technically may also not be abel to see your criminal record, they may still ask you questions such as: Have you ever been fingerprinted/been to court?…

Free Cannabis Record Suspensions

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As of August 1st you can now apply for a free cannabis record suspension (“Pot Pardon”). Some 400,000 Canadians are expected to be eligible. While the pardon application is free, the are some services needed that will cost a few dollars and some paperwork. Pardon Services is RCMP accredited for electronic fingerprinting & record checks.…

Drinking and Not Driving Yields A DUI Charge?

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It’s been over a year now that Bill C 46 made Canada’s tough driving laws even more strict. One of the biggest changes is that police officers do not require a reasonable cause to administer a breathalyzer test. One thing did stay the same: It is still illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration…

“Stayed Charges” May Appear On A Criminal Record Check



When you apply for a criminal record check, “stayed charges” may or may not appear in your Criminal Record Certificate. We would like to think the regulations would be clear as to what does and doesn’t appear in a criminal record check. The results of a criminal record check could change the course of a…

Employers & Criminal Record Checks

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After a person completes their conditions imposed on a conviction, you might think their “payback” to society is completed and technically it is. However there is one last thing to do in order to get rid of the criminal record which can’t affect employment, education and travel. Unfortunately, until the waiting period of 5 or 10…

Pardon Scams: Who Can You Trust?

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Pardons Services Ent. MB in Winnipeg has served the community for over 25 years. We have always operated under the same name because we take pride in the quality of our work and the trust we have built with our clients. In that time, we have seen a lot of companies come and go. Over the…

Fast Pardons Do Not Exist

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Many pardon companies make claims of expedited pardons, fast pardons and other versions of the same promise. There is simply no such thing as a fast pardon. FACT: The Parole Board of Canada does not offer an option for “fast” processing of a pardon (record suspension) application. Still not sure? You can check the Parole…

Double Standard In Punishment For Illegal Pot Sales?

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In recent article published in the Winnipeg Free Press a local defense lawyer has raised concerns about a double standard developing in the way post-legalization cannabis offences are prosecuted. The double standard he mentions involves whether a person selling illegal pot is prosecuted under the criminal code or non-criminal regulatory statutes. Two Crimes – Two…

Fast, Free Pot Pardons Available This Year?

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The Liberal government has tabled Bill C-93 to amend the Criminal Records Act so that Canadians convicted of pot possession before legalization will receive a criminal pardon. The Highlights The usual filing fee of $631 will be waved. The bill is expected to pass by summer. The bill is aimed at simple possession. Roughly 55,000…