Can I Enter Canada if I had a Criminal Conviction?
Canada and the U.S. share information concerning national security and policing and if you have not had your American criminal record expunged, when you arrive at a Canadian POE, the officer examining you will have access to your criminal history, regardless of whether the offence happened 2 years ago or 20 years ago.
Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, will speak to Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) on NAFTA requirements for working in the US on September 27, 2017:
Alberta, Canada, has implemented a 2-year pilot program Employer Liaison Service that bans hiring foreign workers in 29 skilled job categories. Employers instead will be directed to a list of local workers in those job categories.