Does getting convicted for drugs in the CF get you a "record" that is accessible to civies (ie like civies would get).
In years past no, if you committed a serious offence within the military i.e. assault, sexual assault, drugs, it was buried with your CF records. Within the last 2-3 years however new changes in legislation compel the military police to use the Identifications of Criminals Act and the DNA Identification Act to pass this information along to the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) for certain offences. So if you do a nasty, your fingerprints, photograph and for sexual offences, your blood (for a DNA profile) are submitted and are accessible to the civilian police, in short you have a criminal record.