The Council


Created as a result of the federal government’s Task Force for the Payments System Review, DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework to enable Canada’s full and secure participation the global digital economy. DIACC members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders.  

DIACC’s objective is to unlock societal and economic opportunities for Canadians by providing the framework to develop a robust, secure, scalable and privacy enhancing digital identification and authentication ecosystem that will decrease costs for governments, consumers, and business while improving service delivery and driving GDP growth.

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DIACC advocates for an inclusive, privacy-enhancing digital ID strategy that works for all Canadians.  In keeping with the DIACC’s commitment to full transparency and accountability, DIACC registers all applicable activities with the Office of the Lobbying Commissioner.