People across Canada get a second chance by obtaining Record Suspensions with the help of Pardons Canada. Here is what they have to say:

  • I want to express my sincere appreciation for all your help with this process. Your approach and confidentiality with this matter was a big relief as I had no idea what was in store for me

    S.D., Ontario
  • I do feel as though being granted a record suspension is being given a ‘new start’. I am elated to be able to move on from a mistake I made when I was an young adult. I feel it is important to be given a second chance, when the individual is deserving. I am so grateful to have had this opportunity and with the help from Pardons Canada, to be granted a record suspension.

    F.G., Alberta

canada record suspensionsCanada Record Suspensions is brought to you by Pardons Canada. We are a Federal non-profit organization that helps Canadians with removing past criminal offenses from public record by obtaining a record suspension (previously known as pardon).

Pardons Canada is a resource for over 5,400 government and community agencies and provides support and information by telephone, on our websites and in-person at our conveniently located walk-in centre.

Many Canadians have made some regrettable mistakes in the past. Those who are no longer involved in criminal activity have a real opportunity to get a fresh start and make a positive change in their lives. By helping you obtain a record suspension, we hope to lift the stigma and shame associated with a criminal past, allowing you to feel that you belong in our society again.

Our Services Include:

  • Record Suspensions (previously known as Pardons)

  • Photograph & Fingerprint Destruction

  • U.S. Entry Waivers

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