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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Canada. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Canada. More tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Canada’s proposed new data privacy rules tackle biometrics bias, illegal training data

New proposed data privacy legislation tabled as part of the federal government’s Bill C-27 aims to firm up restrictions around…

 

Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

BriefCam video search with limited facial recognition licensed by Canadian police force

Police in Thunder Bay, Canada, have announced a software upgrade to the force’s street surveillance program with an artificial intelligence…

 

Update to Quebec data privacy law specifies biometrics use notifications

A series of legal amendments made to Quebec’s privacy laws affecting businesses and the private sector touch on biometric technology…

 

EU border advisory group pitches biometric watchlist data sharing arrangement

Changes are coming to the borders of the European Union and Canada, with the former recommended to adopt an integrated…

 

Canadian CIO outlines strategy with digital ID focus

Canada’s chief information officer (CIO) says she is looking to refresh the country’s digital strategy with major reforms, one being…

 

Biometric IDs underperforming or accompanying international tensions

Travel documents are one of those facts of life that only seem truly important when the world feels like it…

 

Canadian government seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit against federal police

Canada’s Federal Government has filed a motion to have the certification of a potential class action lawsuit over biometric data…

 

Canadian lawmakers demand clearer answers on facial recognition from national police

A standing committee of Canadian Members of Parliament examining face biometrics use in the country saw further clarification of the…

 

Time to talk specifics of new facial recognition legislation, Canadian privacy authorities say

Lawmakers in Canada are being urged by privacy authorities to pass new laws to protect people from the risks associated…

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