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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)…

 

Canadian government used facial recognition to detect passport fraudsters

Canada’s Federal government officials revealed they used facial recognition technology to identify 15 suspects wanted on immigration warrants, who all…

 

BioConnect invited to 48Hrs in the Valley event

BioConnect announced this week that it is one of just 17 Canadian companies invited to take the stage this June…

 

Tangerine adds Eyeprint ID and voice biometrics to its mobile banking app

Canada’s Tangerine Bank has released a new version of its mobile banking app for iOS to include eyeprint recognition and…

 

Canadian company researching how to identify people by the way they walk

According to a recent report by CBC, Canadian research and development company ViTRAK is doing research to recognize people by…

 

RCMP exploring expanded biometric ID capacity

According to an article in Motherboard, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are seeking to expand its automated fingerprint identification…

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