I am a solicitor with over 15 yeast experience I will try to help you with this.
Are you British?
f they were convicted of an offence in Canada or were convicted of an offence outside of Canada that is considered a crime in Canada. ABH would be covered by this
ou can apply for individual rehabilitation to enter Canada. The Minister, or their delegate, may decide to grant it or not. To apply, you must:
Also, at least five years must have passed since:
This link may be helpful. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/5312ETOC.asp#5312E4
It looks like that may be the case I am afraid.