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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about Canada. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Canada. Additional topics may be perused by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Lack of talent and focus on users pose barriers to Canada’s digital ID ambitions

There is plenty of optimism about the future of digital identity in Canada, but that was not the focus during…

 

AI experts see legislation moving forward in 2023

Various legislators and policy experts have recently shared their views on the imminent future of artificial intelligence (AI) legislation. Speaking…

 

Newfoundland digital ID to have 2023 launch, while Ontario lags behind

There’s news and no-news out of Canada’s provinces on implementing digital IDs, as Newfoundland pushes ahead and Ontario stalls, according…

 

Irish skepticism of facial recognition use by cops seems born out in Scotland, Canada

A civil liberties group in Ireland is warning government officials that police use of facial recognition for investigations – illegal…

 

Online proctoring biometrics use fails to meet Canadian legal threshold, report says

Online proctoring tools for conducting remote exams do not go far enough to ensure free, clear and individual consent from…

 

Canada privacy regulators emphasize importance of data protection for digital ID

Data privacy regulators in Canada have, in a resolution, called on state governments to place a premium on data protection…

 

DIACC launches certified trustmark program for Canadian digital ID services

Canadian digital identity framework compliance certification program the Voilà Verified Trustmark Program has reached its official launch by the Digital…

 

Canadian digital identity council seeks feedback on infrastructure criteria

The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada is asking for comments on the conformance criteria for the technological and…

 

Suspect image based on DNA phenotyping pulled back by Edmonton police

Edmonton Police Service has asked the public to help identify a suspect from a computer-generated image based on DNA phenotyping,…

 

No plans to revive World Economic Forum’s user-controlled airport digital ID pilot

The Known Traveller Digital Identity program appears to have stalled, with no plans to revive a pilot that was an…

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