Double Standard In Punishment For Illegal Pot Sales?

Michael Fischer

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?


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…

Fingerprinting in Winnipeg – Same & Next Day Appointments – (204) 453-0099


Winnipeg fingerprinting services include digital RCMP accredited fingerprints and ink & roll fingerprints. Call 1-204-453-0099 to book an appointment. 10 minutes to process No lineups Free parking Quiet private office building  

Criminal Records Surprisingly Common in Canada

A Criminal Record includes arrests even if charges are dropped.

While most people will think that the often quoted statistic that 10% of Canadians have a criminal record is high, when we break down criminal records by sex it’s even more surprising. According to Public Safety Canada*, Over 23% of Canadian males age 12 and older have a criminal record. That number is much lower…

Fast Criminal Record Check

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We provide the same fingerprint-based, RCMP certified criminal record check as at Winnipeg Police Service, an R.C.M.P. detachment or the Commissionaires except for Vulnerable Sector searches. Next day appointments available 1-204-453-0099. We are an R.C.M.P accredited fingerprinting agency through our affiliation with Global ID Services. Why Use Pardon Services? We provide a fast-convenient service. There is no reason anyone should ever…

Can Fingerprints Be Faked?

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Thanks to the smartphone, fingerprinting technology has become a mainstream security feature. Despite this, the novelty of duplicating someone’s fingerprints to defeat security has raised a question in our office: “Can you copy someone’s fingerprints and use them to defeat bio-metric security?” Immediately after asking the question, the classic James Bond movie Diamonds are Forever came…

3 Facts You Need To Know: New Impaired Driving Laws

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This holiday season will see police use changes to the impaired driving laws to charge both alcohol-impaired and drug-impaired drivers. Thanks to reforms in Bill C-46 back in June of this year impaired driving has become easier to detect and charge a driver with the offence. #1 Random Roadside Breath Testing Starting in December 2018…

U.S. Travel is Possible with A Pardon + U.S. Entry Waiver

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The Government of Canada has announced that they are putting a program together to pardon people with old marijuana possession charges. Many have concerns as to whether they will be able to travel to the United States after they receive a “pot pardon”. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clear that a pardon is not…