Registry on the Sex Offenders Registry is part of the sentencing process for most sexual assault charges. If you are found guilty of this crime, you will almost always have to be registered as a sex offender in your province. This registry lasts for 10 years, and it can impact your ability to find work and the places that you can live. This is a matter of public record, so even if you think that an employer will not know this information about you, they will be able to look up the information.
You will also be required to disclose this fact when you are involved in certain industries. Registry as a sex offender can have a lasting impact on your financial and personal well-being for years after your conviction.