What is the mission and vision of Northern Block? Northern Block is a blockchain consulting and venture creation firm that develops production-grade software, using cutting-edge blockchain and distributed technologies. The Northern Block team has dedicated themselves to building blockchain solutions because they believe that it unlocks a vast array of […]

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Le français suit… Notice of Intent: DIACC is collaborating to develop and publish a Verified Organization 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 Organization Draft ...


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When you consider the various players involved in identity verification, this number is quite large. Border security agents, cashiers at the provincially-owned liquor stores across Canada, employers and banks are a few that may come to mind. Identity verification is necessary across many industries and use cases: insurance, the gig […]

Who should Control or Regulate Identity Verification?



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Aperçu de l’évolution du CCIAN, de 2015 à 2019 Le Conseil Canadien de l’identification et de l’authentification numériques (CCIAN) a pris énormément d’expansion depuis sa création en 2012, grâce au travail acharné et au dévouement sans relâche de ses membres. Téléchargez un infographique accrocheur afin d’avoir un aperçu de l’évolution […]

Parcours du CCIAN: Rétrospective 2015-2019


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By Kevin Morris, Strategy and Programs Director, Large Credit Union Coalition (LCUC) For financial services in Canada, 2019 was an important year, as it featured several major events by the Canadian government to accelerate digitization of services. The first was the launch of the “Merits of Open Banking” consultation by […]

Why Canadians Should Care about Digital ID in Open Banking


What is the mission and vision of Convergence.Tech? Convergence is a global leader in digital transformation and technology-driven social innovation, with a strong focus on digital credentials and identity through their product Trybe.ID. Their mission is to improve inclusion and social equality worldwide. The Convergence team envisions a world of […]

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