Drunk driving tops list of pardoned offences

CBC News

People convicted of drunk driving received about 13 per cent of all pardons granted by the Parole Board of Canada over the past decade, according to a CBC News analysis of the administrative tribunal’s data.

Although assault and breaking and entering offences were also high on the list of convictions for which pardons were granted, non-violent offences such as drug convictions, theft and mischief were among those most likely to earn pardons during the fiscal years 2000-2010.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/politics/story/2011/02/09/parole-board-numbers.html#ixzz1DZXFZU1s

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