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Toronto police using facial recognition as Canadian government ponders rules

Toronto police used facial recognition technology to attempt to identify people in 2,591 searches since March of last year, according…

 

Vancouver Airport Authority honored for its self-service border control solution

Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) announced it has won a PwC Canada 2019 Vision to Reality (V2R) award in the Builder…

 

Gemalto to provide AFIS for Canadian Department of National Defense

Gemalto has been tapped by the Canadian government to provide its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for biometric criminal and…

 

New biometric visa application system blocks foreign temporary workers from Canada

Temporary work visas have been denied to 11 Mexicans seeking work at fisheries in Eastern Canada after biometric tests showed…

 

SecureKey launches federated digital ID product for Canadian bank customers

Federated identity and authentication company SecureKey Technologies has launched its digital identity network, Verified.Me, to provide customers of Canadian financial…

 

Canada border agency investigating possible bias of biometric airport kiosks

Automated biometric primary inspection kiosks (PIKs) at Canadian airports may have higher error rates when processing people from certain ethnic…

 

Biometrics-enabled primary inspection kiosks land at Toronto, Halifax and Quebec City airports

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the implementation of fingerprint verification for biometrically enrolled foreign nationals and permanent residents using…

 

Canadian banks suggest biometrics and federated ID to support digital economy

Canada needs to create a digital identification system leveraging new technologies like biometrics, blockchain, and live video document review to…

 

Canada expands biometrics screening program to more foreign nationals

As of today all nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide fingerprints and…

 

Canada turns to biometric voiceprint tech to monitor refugee claimants

In an effort to keep fewer people in immigration detention while upholding public safety and national security, the Canada Border…

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