You cannot be denied a job, or be fired or penalized because you have a criminal record, if the offence is unrelated to the employment or if you have obtained a pardon (also known as record suspension).
Did you know?
One Quebecer out of 7 has a criminal record.
The Comité consultatif clientèle judiciarisée adulte in collaboration with the Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec has set up a website (in French only) to raise awareness about the impact of a criminal record, and to set out the various options available to people who have a criminal record.
This video explains previous convictions in American Sign Language (ASL)