Lawyers say Canadian biometrics collection for travelers could cause delays and privacy issues

Canadian lawyers are warning that the country’s new biometric collection requirements for travelers could create delays and that the sharing…


Canada opens new biometric collection locations for foreign visitors

Canada will expand the number of Visa Application Centers (VACs) it operates around the world from 137 in 95 countries…


Canada will make foreign visitors pay for biometrics collection

Details have emerged about the expansion of a program for collecting fingerprints and facial images from foreign nationals visiting Canada,…


Canada to expand biometrics collection for visitors

Canada’s Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has unveiled plans to require all visitors to the country except for U.S….


Canada to pilot Known Traveler Digital Identity prototype

The Government of Canada has announced it will launch a pilot for the new Known Traveller Digital Identity prototype, in…


Inner city bank leverages biometric technology to make banking more accessible

ATB Financial and Boyle Street Community Services have partnered to form community agency Four Directions Financial, which leverages biometric identification…


Canada’s government coordinating biometric efforts

Canadian government agencies and police are coordinating the development of their biometric capabilities, according to a report published in Motherboard….


Facial recognition kiosks installed at Ottawa International Airport

Passengers arriving on international flights to Canada’s Ottawa International Airport will have the option of using a self-serve facial recognition-based…


Canadian airports implementing facial recognition technology this spring

Major Canadian airports will be implementing facial recognition technology this spring as part of Canada Border Services Agency’s new traveller…


Canadian tax agency is now fingerprinting tax evasion suspects

The Canada Revenue Agency is now recording the fingerprints of every citizen charged with tax evasion and storing the information…

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