Does Bill C-93 give people with a criminal record a better way to start fresh?

By |2019-04-08T20:50:19+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: All, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The federal government’s recently-proposed marijuana pardon legislation, Bill C-93, is already under fire. Last week the federal government proposed new legislation to pardon those Canadians previously convicted of simple cannabis possession. The government describes Bill C-93 as “An Act to [...]

Love Knows No Borders

By |2019-04-03T14:00:31+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: All|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With the arrival of spring, love is in the air—romantic picnics, walks in the park, watching the sunset…the list goes on and on. Falling in love is on everyone’s mind no matter where you live. Love is something we all [...]

Canada DUI entry: How long before you can enter Canada?

By |2018-03-09T16:30:38+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Criminal Rehabilitation, TRP - Canadian Temporary Resident Permit|Tags: , , , , |

Generally, if you have a DUI on your record, you cannot enter Canada for 10 years. However, there are applications you can make for Canada DUI entry before that time. Canada DUI Entry within five years If it has been less [...]

Five-year waiver: How do you get one?

By |2018-03-13T09:06:49+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

Applying for a US Entry Waiver is a long process. The best result you can hope for is a five-year waiver. Many people hope that they will get the maximum validity, but unfortunately, it’s not always possible. Sometimes you put [...]

American DUI: How does Canada know about it?

By |2018-03-27T15:40:12+00:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Rehabilitation, TRP - Canadian Temporary Resident Permit|Tags: , , , , |

Canada does not allow entry to foreigners with DUIs; this includes US citizens. Every year, thousands of Americans are turned away at the border due to an American DUI or DWI charge or conviction. As a result, people wonder how [...]

Moral Turpitude: What is it?

By |2018-04-02T11:10:31+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , |

If you have a criminal record you may or may not be able to enter the United States. The US determines admissibility based on a complicated concept known as moral turpitude. There is no exact definition of moral turpitude in [...]