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Criminal Record Check

This check is intended for applicants who are involved as a volunteer, employee or in any situation where a basic Police Criminal Record Check is requested. This check is NOT intended for applicants who are seeking volunteer and/or employment with vulnerable persons.

The Criminal Record Check WILL include the following information:

  • Criminal convictions from CPIC and/or local databases.
  • Summary convictions, for five years, when identified.
  • Findings of Guilt under the Youth Criminal Justice Act within the applicable disclosure period.

The Criminal Record Check WILL NOT include:

  • Outstanding entries, such as charges and warrants.
  • Absolute and conditional discharges.
  • Current judicial orders, including Peace Bonds, Probation and Prohibition orders under the Criminal Code of Canada.
  • Convictions where a record suspension has been granted.
  • Convictions under provincial statutes.
  • Local police contact.
  • Ministry of Transportation information (PARIS).
  • Special Interest Police (SIP) category of CPIC.
  • Family Court Restraining Orders.
  • Foreign information.
  • A Vulnerable Sector (VS) Query of sex offenders with a record suspension to ascertain if the applicant has been convicted of and granted a record suspension for any of the sexual offences that are listed in the schedule to the Criminal Records Act (CRA).
  • Any reference to incidents involving mental health contact.
  • Diversions will not be released as police contact and no reference to the occurrence is permitted (CC S. 717.4).
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) information beyond applicable disclosure period.
  • Any reference to contagious diseases.
  • Dispositions including, but not limited to, Withdrawn, Dismissed, and cases of Not Criminally Responsible by Reason of Mental Disorder.