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Pardons Canada

Service: Information and Telephone Support Line

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-929-6011
Toll Free Phone 1-877-929-6011
Fax 416-929-3651
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Non-profit authority on pardons, record suspensions and file destruction
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Primary Executive Andrew Tanenbaum, Program Director; Phone: 419-929-6011 ext 775
Funding Fees - Applicants are required to pay for costs associated with their file.
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A resource and telephone support line for individuals and organizations with concerns about the negative ramifications associated with a criminal record and how to overcome them * assists individuals who may be unemployed, have immigration problems, are young offenders or intellectually challenged, who have continued to experience obstacles in their lives because of a past criminal record * offers individuals direct counselling about the removal of criminal records, legal information, referrals, and reference letters for immediate assistance with employment and citizenship matters. 
For interested organizations, informative presentations are available (about 1 hour) to counsellors and staff who want to be able to provide better assistance to those they help.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Any person who has questions about criminal records in general, the ramifications of criminal records and their removal.
Application Call for more information * an individual can apply for removal of a criminal record without the assistance of a lawyer or any organization - refer to Pardon Applications.
Languages English ; French ; Italian
Fees None - No fees for telephone information and support, walk-in consultation or letter of support
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
45 St Clair Ave W, Suite 901
Toronto, ON M4V 1K9
View Google Map
Intersection St Clair Ave W and Avenue Rd
Physical Access Not Applicable - Service offered by telephone
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services
Service Categories Criminal Record Expungement Assistance ; Record Suspension Assistance

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