Videos: Parole Board of Canada

  You may also access these videos on the PBC YouTube channel.


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A man walking to a gate with the wording: Parole: Contributing to Public Safety Parole: Contributing to Public Safety This video explains what parole is and how it works, including the purpose of parole, the different types of parole, and the decision-making process.
Cover to the booklet Your Guide to Parole – In comment bubbles, a speaker, offenders in a library and barbed wire fence Your Guide to Parole This video presents information on parole and is meant to increase offenders' understanding and awareness of the parole process.
A police officer sitting at a desk with a pile of file folders in front of them Sharing Information This video explains how the Halifax Regional Police created a standardized reporting system on offenders for use by the Parole Board in decision making.
A female Board member reviewing a file What You Need to Know About Parole if You're in Provincial/Territorial Custody This video provides basic information to an offender in provincial or territorial custody on the process of applying for parole where the Parole Board of Canada is the decision-maker on their release.

Record Suspension

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Universal images of a man and woman with an application form with the wording “Applying for a record suspension?” Tips for completing a Record Suspension Application This video provides record suspension applicants with helpful tips to avoid mistakes in their application, which can delay its processing.


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How to apply for an Expungement This video explains what is an expungement, the eligibility criteria and goes through each step of the guide on how to submit an application.

Victim Services

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Parole Board of Canada:
Victims and the Parole Process
This video provides information to victims of crime, including their rights, how to participate in the conditional release process and services available from the Parole Board of Canada.

Indigenous Services

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Looking over the shoulder of a man reading the brochure on Elder Assisted hearings Elder-Assisted Hearings This video explains the process of an Elder-Assisted hearing requested by an offender.
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