Nothing Stops Reoffending Like a Job

By |2019-02-27T12:25:06+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: All, Criminal Rehabilitation, General Blog Posts - AllCleared Criminal Record Services, Pardons, Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Applying for a job can be very stressful for anyone and everyone, especially if that person has a criminal record. Ban the Box is an American campaign created by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers [...]

How Will a Criminal Record Impact Your Future?

By |2018-01-30T14:44:21+00:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: General Pardons, Pardons (Record Suspensions), US Entry Waivers|Tags: , , , , , , |

At Pardon Services Canada, we often talk about the benefits of getting a record suspension or travel waiver. With a cleared name, there are so many more employment, volunteer and travel opportunities to discover. What often comes as a surprise [...]

How do I rent an apartment with a criminal record?

By |2018-01-30T15:49:41+00:00May 26th, 2015|Categories: Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are looking for an apartment with a criminal record, there are a few things you should know. While a criminal record can hinder your chances of getting the apartment of your dreams, in Canada, there is no law [...]

Top 2 Offences on Record Suspension Applications

By |2018-01-30T17:31:08+00:00December 12th, 2014|Categories: Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , , |

Don't drink and drive If you have been following our Top Ten series, you will know that the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) has provided us with statistics regarding the top ten offences which received a record suspension [...]

#3 in the top 10: Possession of a controlled substance

By |2018-01-30T17:32:37+00:00December 4th, 2014|Categories: Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Possession of a controlled substance is the third most common offence that Pardon Services Canada sees on Record Suspension applications. These substances include cannabis, opiates, cocaine, amphetamines, sedatives, and other substances. This is a hybrid offense which means that [...]

#4 Top Reason for Record Suspension: Assault

By |2018-01-30T17:40:42+00:00December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Pardons (Record Suspensions)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Both the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) and Pardon Services Canada find that Assault was among the top 10 offences on Record Suspension applications, coming in at number 4, in 2013. The PBC reports that between January 1, 2013 [...]