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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Canada. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding Canada. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Quebec considers including financial documents in digital ID wallet

Canadian province Quebec is considering the possibility of including documents issued by private companies, such as proof of insurance, in…

 

Application of state biometric data privacy laws for companies, feds debated

Differences between how biometrics use is treated in state and federal laws in the United States are behind motions to…

 

UK, Canadian digital identity initiatives focus on technology and its implications

The UK and Canadian governments have unveiled new digital identity milestones, as the technology takes hold across many countries amid…

 

Clarity in police use of biometric evidence is not easy to come by

Physical evidence might sit around for decades before chance intervenes and the material can be used to advance a police…

 

Biometric boarding trials reach Canada as Amadeus honors innovators

Communication technology provider Telus has partnered up with airport hardware-maker Embross, and airline WestJet to trial a touchless biometric boarding…

 

Ontario invites developers to stand up digital ID as visiting government workers

A plan to introduce government digital ID in the Canadian province of Ontario apparently relies on a spirit of volunteerism….

 

Canadian province delays digital ID rollout as governments unveil plans

The government of the Canadian province of Ontario is not launching its digital ID program this year after all, claiming…

 

Zighra awarded contract for biometric continuous authentication pilot by Canadian Navy

Canada’s federal government has awarded a contract to Zighra to pilot its FIDO-certified behavioral biometrics for passwordless authentication to mission-critical IT…

 

DIACC partners up to advance Canadian digital ID

A pair of tech organizations in Canada have agreed to work together to advance innovation for digital identity management, security,…

 

Canada issues tender notice to improve face biometrics for immigration applications

The Government of Canada has issued a tender notice inviting industry engagement to improve its biometric immigration system. The document…

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