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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…

 

Editorial calls for increased funding in Canada’s border security

In an editorial published in the National Post, John Ivison discussed the potential consequences of leaked FBI statistics revealing that…

 

Canadian politicians lobbying against Trump’s biometric border screening initiative

Canada has started an under-the-radar lobbying campaign against the Trump administration’s planned biometric screening initiative for all visitors to the…

 

New federal government contractors in Canada required to submit fingerprints to RCMP

New federal government contractors in Canada will now be required to submit their fingerprints electronically to the country’s national police…

 

RCMP currently examining use of DNA familial searching

According to a recent article in the Ottawa Sun, using family-member DNA searches could help solve Canadian cold cases. With…

 

Canada Border Services Agency’s use of facial recognition flags man with two identities

A Pakistan-born employee at an Alberta, Canada restaurant has been ordered to leave Canada after the Canada Border Services Agency’s…

 

Documents reveal that cyberattack on biometric data could jeopardize security at Canadian borders

Canada Border Services Agency revealed in a new report that a cyberattack on their facial recognition or fingerprints databases could…

 

RCMP actively seeking facial and tattoo recognition system without approval

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been actively seeking to obtain a new nationwide Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)…

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