Someone who is eligible for and obtains a pardon or a record suspension will have certain protections from discrimination in employment on the basis of a criminal record and may become eligible for immigration status that would be denied because of their criminal record.
Criminal Law – Pardons
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Note: As of March 13, 2012, the term "pardon" has been replaced with "record suspension" in Canada. This page on the Parole Board of Canada's website has links for downloading the Record Suspension Application Guide and Forms, which...
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