New PRCC Site Launched

The PRCC would like to welcome you to our new website. This website is similar to the old one in that it provides information about police records; what they are, the different types of police record checks in Ontario, as well as how a police record can impact cross-border travel. It has important answers to […]

ACTION ALERT DUE FEB 21: Support the end to disclosure of non-conviction information on police record checks

Dear PRCC members and supporters, As you may be aware at the end of the month the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will be considering recommendations from the OACP’s LEARN subcommittee regarding the release of non-conviction information on police record checks. These recommendations were developed by the LEARN subcommittee and the Canadian Civil […]

December 11, 2013 – STATEMENT: Requesting, releasing and making decisions based on non-conviction information is discriminatory and stigmatizing

TORONTO – Recently, two Canadians were stopped at the U.S. border because of their mental health records – in one case clinical depression and a hospitalization in 2012, and in the other bipolar disorder and a suicide attempt made 20 years ago. There are more than a dozen cases like those of Ellen Richardson and […]

PRCC Presents at the 2013 Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee Conference

The Co-Chairs of the Police Record Check Coalition gave a presentation at the recent Provincial Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee 2013 Conference, “The Changing World from Youth to Elderly in Human Services & Justice”. The PRCC presentation, entitled “Addictions, Mental Health and Police Records: An examination of the impact of non-conviction records, issues and […]