This check is restricted to applicants seeking employment and/or volunteering in a position of authority or trust relative to vulnerable persons in Canada only. It is a collection of offence information, including convictions, outstanding warrants, charges, judicial orders and sexual offence convictions for which the individual has received a record suspension where authorized by the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Non-conviction information MAY be released only when it meets the Exceptional Disclosure Assessment.
Vulnerable Person means a person who, because of his or her age, a disability or other circumstances, whether temporary or permanent, is in a position of dependency on others or is otherwise at a greater risk than the general population of being harmed by a person in a position of trust or authority towards them.
"child" means a person under the age of 18.
Casual or occasional contact with children or other vulnerable person do not normally require a Vulnerable Sector check unless the position could lead the organization’s clients to have trust in the individual.
NOTE: In accordance with the Criminal Records Act, the police must be satisfied that a Vulnerable Sector Check is a truly valid requirement for the position. A request for a Vulnerable Sector check does not guarantee one will be completed. The applicant and agency must satisfy requirements for eligibility.
The Vulnerable Sector Check WILL include the following information:
The Vulnerable Sector Check WILL NOT include: