Pan-Canadian Trust Framework™

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Documents & Notice of Intent

TitleStatusScopeNeeds for CanadaNoticeNumber
GlossaryFinal Recommendation V1.0A list of terms identified in the PCTF.Stakeholders have identified the need for a common set of definitions to be used to communicate with regard to identity and access management. 2020-09-15DIACC PCTF10
AssessmentFinal Recommendation V1.0Establishes the certification scheme to verify that a process, service, or product conforms with criteria defined in the PCTF.Stakeholders have identified the need for a Trustmark certification program that would verify interoperability of identity solutions and services in alignment with the PCTF.2020-11-02DIACC PCTF09
Infrastructure (Technology & Operations): Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria, requirements, and guidelines regarding the trustworthiness of IT infrastructure.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria, requirements, and guidelines regarding the trustworthiness of IT infrastructure. 2020-11-02DIACC PCTF08
Credentials (Relationship & Attributes): Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria related to the creation, issuance, and management of credentials existing in digital form.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria related to the creation, issuance, and management of credentials existing in digital form.2020-09-29DIACC PCTF07
Verified Organization:
Component Overview and Conformance Profile
Final Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria that allow organizations to exchange trustworthy information about themselves or others (individuals or organizations) with external parties.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria that allow organizations to exchange trustworthy information about themselves or others (individuals or organizations) with external parties.2020-09-29DIACC PCTF06
Verified Person: Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria used to establish that a natural person is real, unique and identifiable.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria that will be used to establish that a natural person is real, unique and identifiable.2020-09-15DIACC PCTF05
Privacy: Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria concerned with the handling of personal data for digital identity purposes.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria concerned with the handling of personal data for digital identity purposes.2020-09-15DIACC PCTF04
Authentication: Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria used to enable access to digital systems.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria that will be used to enable access to digital systems.2020-09-15DIACC PCTF03
Notice & Consent: Component Overview and Conformance ProfileFinal Recommendation V1.0Defines criteria used to formulate a statement about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, and to obtain a consent decision on that statement from a person authorized to do so.Stakeholders have identified the need for a set of criteria used to formulate a statement about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, and to obtain a consent decision on that statement from a person authorized to do so.2020-09-15DIACC PCTF02
ModelFinal Recommendation V1.0A high-level model of PCTF related contextual information, goals, and objectives.Stakeholders have identified the need for a high-level model to organize the Canadian Digital Identity Ecosystem.2020-09-15DIACC PCTF01
OverviewFinalSets out the vision and value proposition for the PCTF.Canadian citizens and consumers, i.e. end users, are the beneficiaries of trust that will be achieved through service standardization and accountability to the PCTF.2016-08-01DIACC PCTF00