Investing Together in Canada’s Digital Social and Economic Infrastructure
2016 Pre-Budget Submission by the Digital Identity and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)
A large part of Canada’s 20th century prosperity was made possible by nation-building projects – projects that without leadership from the government of Canada would not have been possible.
Throughout Canada’s history, our country has been shaped by visionaries who understood that Canada’s strength lies in connection, collaboration and innovation.
In the same way that building the railway stimulated new engineering and led to spin off and ancillary business opportunities, the move toward trusted digital authentication will create greater demand for skilled resources and new technologies.
Just as the railway increased employment opportunities and enabled Canadians to participate in society on a more equal footing, digital identification will create a more level playing field across Canada.
Read the full text below in the DIACC Canadian Federal Pre-Budget Submission…