Will Sidewalk Labs turn a large portion of Toronto’s lakeshore into a surveillance “smart city” or will the principles of transparency, accountability, and inclusive innovation shape the emerging waterfront? This is a topic of much debate, heightened by Sidewalk Labs’ recent release of its Digital Innovation Appendix. This addition to […]

Smart Cities Need User-Centric Digital ID to be Built on ...


This ‘mini white paper’ is the fifth in a series prepared by DIACC, highlighting the potential impact that digital ID could have on key sectors of the Canadian (and global) economy.   The focus of this paper is on government services. Find out what you need to know about the applications of digital […]

DIACC Industry Insights: Digital ID in Government Services


Le français suit… Notice of Intent: DIACC is collaborating to develop and publish a Verified Login industry standard as a component of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF) to set a baseline of public and private sector interoperability of identity services and solutions. Document Status: These review documents have been approved […]

Request for Comment and IPR Review: PCTF Verified Login Component ...



What is the mission and vision of Pragma Business and Technologies Inc.? Our vision is to give every citizen of the world a verifiable, self-sovereign digital identity (sometimes called decentralized identity), where each citizen is in control of their own personal data. Our mission is to facilitate and contribute to […]

Spotlight on Pragma Business and Technologies Inc.


Board Member Franklin Garrigues takes on new position as Vice-Chair The DIACC is pleased to appoint Franklin Garrigues (Vice President, Digital Channels, TD Bank) as the new Vice-Chair of the DIACC Board of Directors. “An experienced member of the Board, we believe his leadership and passion for strategic digital programs […]

DIACC Announces the Appointment of New Vice Chair


This ‘mini white paper’ is the fourth in a series prepared by DIACC, highlighting the potential impact that digital ID could have on key sectors of the Canadian (and global) economy.   The focus of this paper is on civic engagement. Find out what you need to know about the applications of digital […]

DIACC Industry Insights: Digital ID in Civic Engagement