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  • Aug 3, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    2022 Pre-Budget Submission

    DIACC’s Written Submission for the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2022 Budget Ahead of the 2022 federal budget, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has asked Canadians to share their input. DIACC is pleased to...

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  • Jun 22, 2021 in AGM, Members, News by DIACC

    DIACC Membership Appoints 2021 Board of Directors

    June 22, 2021 – The Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada, (DIACC) today announced the appointment of five (5) nominees to the five seats up for election at its Virtual Annual General Meeting held...

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  • May 31, 2021 in Members, News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Canada’s Community of Digital Identity Leaders Grows to Over 100 Members

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) welcomes the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, City of Toronto, Deloitte, the Province of Quebec, and VISA as members. Toronto, June 1, 2021 — Governments and businesses...

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  • May 3, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Directory of Products That Assess Identification Documents and Verify Identity Version 2.0

    As a follow up to our very well received first launch of the Directory that was released in the Spring of 2020, DIACC is pleased to publish updated responses from vendors who were included in...

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  • Apr 22, 2021 in Letters from the President, News by DIACC

    Setting up digital ID regime could provide boost to post-pandemic recovery

    By Joni Brennan, DIACC and Antoine Normand, In-Sec-MOriginally published by The Hill Times There is no clear policy directive in Bill C-11 that allows Canadians to understand what they can expect in terms of accessing...

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  • Apr 19, 2021 in Letters from the President, News, Press Releases by DIACC

    DIACC welcomes Budget 2021 investments for digital transformation and innovation

    Canada’s trusted digital ID leader, the DIACC, welcomes Budget 2021 investments for digital transformation and Canadian innovation TORONTO, APRIL 19, 2021 — Joni Brennan, President of the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)...

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  • Mar 15, 2021 in News by DIACC

    DIACC Trustmark Verification Program Manager

    The Digital Identification & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) is seeking a Trustmark Verification Program Manager to support the DIACC Voilà Verified program. This is a part-time remote position with the potential to grow into...

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  • Feb 22, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Decentralized Identity and DIACC PCTF Authentication

    While the Authentication component may have been mostly developed before Decentralized Identity approaches emerged, this document demonstrates that Authentication is applicable in the context of Decentralized Identity systems and encourages service providers not to lose...

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  • Feb 16, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    Covid has accelerated Canadians’ demand for digital ID

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada research finds that three-quarters of Canadians feel it’s important to have a secure, trusted, and privacy-enhancing digital ID to safely and securely make transactions online Access the full...

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  • Jan 26, 2021 in News by DIACC

    DIACC International Pilots Special Interest Group “Un-panel”

    In recognition of the 2021 International Data Privacy Day taking place January 28th, Joni Brennan, President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), hosts an "un-panel" with guests from around the world who...

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