Press Releases

  • Sep 15, 2020 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Newly Launched Digital ID Framework to Begin Testing in Canada

    Governments and Businesses to Begin Testing Across Canada TORONTO, September 15, 2020 - The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (“DIACC”) today announced the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust FrameworkTM (“PCTF”), a set of...

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  • Jul 16, 2020 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    New Partnership to Advance Digital Identity in Quebec & Across Canada

    TORONTO, MONTRÉAL July 16, 2020 – The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) and TechnoMontréal, the Technology Cluster of Greater Montréal, are pleased to announce a new partnership to propel collaboration to accelerate...

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  • Mar 19, 2020 in Press Releases by DIACC

    Creation of the first National Digital Identity Laboratory

    TORONTO, GATINEAU March 19, 2020 - The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with Canada's cybersecurity cluster, In-Sec-M, to create the first national digital identity lab....

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  • Oct 31, 2019 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    DIACC Announces the Appointment of New Vice Chair

    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...

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  • Oct 15, 2019 in Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    Canadians are Ready to Embrace Digital Identity

    CANADIANS ARE READY TO EMBRACE DIGITAL IDENTITY DIACC survey finds 70 per cent of Canadians want to see Governments work with the Private Sector to implement Digital ID Read the Report OTTAWA, October 15, 2019...

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    15 minute read

  • Jun 4, 2019 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) Announces the Appointment of Six Board Members

    Newcomer Louis Jacob brings extensive engineering and transformation design experience to Board TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TORONTO June 4, 2019 - The Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada, (DIACC) today announced the appointment of six (6)...

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  • May 16, 2018 in News, Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    Canada’s Digital Economy Relies on a Foundation of Digital Identity

    Canada’s Digital Economy Relies on a Foundation of Digital Identity The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) publishes white paper that underscores the economic impacts of digital identity on Canadian citizens and Canadian...

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    4 minute read

  • Jun 6, 2017 in Papers & Projects, Press Releases, Proof of Concept by DIACC

    Is Blockchain the Answer to Corporate Registries in Canada?

    Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), IBM Canada, and the Province of British Columbia identify significant potential for blockchain for corporate registries Watch the Video | Read the Paper | Get the Code Toronto June 6,...

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  • Mar 21, 2017 in Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    Innovation Paper – Digital Citizen Engagement

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada a Publishes a Member Submitted Innovation White Paper Discussing Digital Citizen Engagement Digital Identity Authentication and Online Citizen Engagement, by PlaceSpeak Read the Paper TORONTO-March 21, 2017 -...

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    3 minute read

  • Feb 14, 2017 in News, Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    International Award – Distributed Privacy Enhancing Technology

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada Awarded International Grant to Advance Cloud Based Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy Read the Paper | Watch the Video Funding to Support Research and Development of New...

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