Tag Archive: criminal record

Canada gives less parole despite excellent results

May 30, 2018

The National Parole Board is responsible for making decisions about parole for all Canadian federal prisoners (sentences of more than two years) and prisoners in many provinces.  The Parole Board is made up of members appointed by the federal government;...

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Enough is Enough: Time to Reform the Criminal Records Act

November 6, 2017

Samantha McAleese In January 2016, Public Safety Ministry Ralph Goodale told CBC news that reforming the Criminal Records Act would be a priority for the newly elected Liberal government. He, along with many others, agreed that the elimination of Canada’s...

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Lifetime Effects of a Criminal Record

September 22, 2017 |

A criminal conviction is much more than the sentence It’s commonly believed that the consequence of being convicted of a crime lies in the sentence imposed by a judge.  “Do the crime, do your time”, one often hears.  But as...

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