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What Are Police Vulnerable Sector Checks?

During the application process for employment, volunteer positions or academic positions within certain organizations, applicants might find themselves subject to the Police Reference Check Program as a condition of their hiring or acceptance. In Ontario the Police Reference Check Program takes place on three levels.  The third and most thorough check is the Police Vulnerable Sector Check – the PVSC — intended to assess the suitability of the applicant for positions within organizations where they would hold a position of trust or authority in relation to vulnerable persons (children under 18, people who are dependent on others because of age, disability or circumstance, or people otherwise at a greater risk than the general population). PVSC is a search of the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and other local databases for records made by any police service in Canada, and a release of convictions as well as certain police contact and…

24 Nov 2015

Holiday Drinking And Driving: What You Need...

18 Nov 2015

When it comes to the holidays, it’s easy to overindulge. However, if you do enjoy multiple holiday drinks, do not get in your car and drive home. Drinking and driving…