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Travel to Canada With A DUI

Travel to Canada with a DUI is only possible under a few specific instances. If you have a DUI and additional criminal charges or multiple DUI convictions, you’re going to be found inadmissible to Canada and stopped at the border. We offer free consultations in person or by phone for U.S. citizens traveling to Canada…

Canada DUI Entry: 2019 Changes

There were major changes to Canada’s DUI entry rules in 2018 and 2019. Changes to Canada’s entry rules were not direct, but a consequence of changes to Bill-C46 coming into power on December 18th,2018. Those changes made visitors that could previously enter Canada legally after 10 years, including those from the United States, became inadmissible…

What You Need To Know: Canada’s DUI Laws Updated

With just months to go before Bill-C46 would have made visiting Canada extremely difficult for anyone with old DUI convictions, there has been a major policy change. According to Canada’s Immigration Minister’s recent statements in the media, “anyone deemed rehabilitated for an impaired driving offence outside Canada before December 18, 2018,”  “would not need to…

2019 Update On Bill-C46 Relax DUI Entry Requirements

2019 Update On Bill-C46 Relax DUI Entry Requirements There has been a late but welcome update regarding Bill C-46’s tougher penalties for impaired driving that came into effect on December 18, 2018.  It appears the Canadian government is willing to grandfather in DUI charges that occurred before the bill took effect. Essentially anyone previously entering…

Many Denied Entry to Canada As New DUI Laws Come into Effect

Today Millions of Visitors Become Inadmissible To Canada U.S. citizens and other foreign nationals with old DUI convictions that could previously enter Canada legally, will no longer be allowed to enter the country. Additionally, convictions for marijuana related offences may also make foreign nationals inadmissible to Canada. This is a consequence of the sweeping updates…

No Official Updates On Stricter DUI Entry Laws

No Official Updates On Stricter DUI Entry Laws With just 1 month until travel peaks during the holiday season, there are still no official updates from the federal government on the changes to DUI admissibility when crossing the border into Canada. Old DUI convictions will prevent millions of people from entering Canada unless they apply…

Update: New DUI Border Crossing Restrictions Not Retroactive

With just three months to go before Bill-C46 would have made visiting Canada extremely difficult for foreign nationals with old DUI convictions, Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, has made what appears to be a complete 180 degree turn. According to his recent statements in the media, “anyone deemed rehabilitated for an impaired driving offence outside…

Thousands Of US Truckers With DUI Charge Inadmissible To Canada

Thousands Of U.S. Truckers With DUI Inadmissible To Canada Thousands of U.S. truck drivers that have been crossing the border with a DUI and were “deemed rehabilitated”, will no longer be admissible under those guidelines due to changes in the Canadian Criminal Code. The maximum sentence in Canada for impaired driving from 5 to 10 years.…

Dui Entry to Canada Set To Become More Difficult

DUI Entry to Canada Set To Become More Difficult The Canadian government just passed legislation that’s going to make it even more difficult to enter Canada with a DUI. The amendments increased the maximum sentence in Canada for impaired driving from 5 to 10 years. This effectively means that a DUI charge is no longer…