Press Releases

  • Sep 14, 2021 in Press Releases by DIACC

    Be a Digital ID Champion

    Canadian leaders must prioritize and champion digital ID to unlock capabilities for social inclusion and economic recovery TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — More than 100 financial institutions, telcos, technology companies, consulting companies, SMEs, academic partners,...

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    4 minute read

  • 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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    7 minute read

  • 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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    3 minute read

  • 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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    4 minute read

  • 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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    5 minute read

  • 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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    3 minute read

  • 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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    3 minute read

  • 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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    2 minute read

  • 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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    2 minute read