FedDev Ontario announces $4M investment in digital identity firm BioConnect

FedDev Ontario's recent $3.9 million investment in Toronto-based digital identity technology firm, BioConnect, will help Canada's Digital Charter achieve its...

September 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

DIACC releases first model of Canadian digital trust framework as companies show off solutions

Later this summer the Niagara Health regional authority will launch a mobile medical app which will eventually let area residents...

June 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon


Don Tapscott-CIO Peer Forum 2019

The blockchain future Don Tapscott wants for his grandchildren

In the 12 hours before taking the stage to deliver his keynote speech at the CIO Peer Forum in Toronto,...

April 11th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Verified.Me launch, blockchain consolidation, federal regulation

A nation-wide digital identity service based on blockchain will launch in Canada. SecureKey’s Verfied.Me service was supposed to launch by...

December 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Mobile industry organizes to unseat Facebook’s digital identity dominance

The option to “login with Facebook” just isn’t what it used to be. Since Facebook Connect launched in 2008 the...

April 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Interac outlines how it plans to secure Canada’s digital identity service

The Interac Association could play a key role in helping to secure transactions conducted on a digital identity network that's...

November 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Supercluster bids react after learning about success or failure

The Canadian government’s supercluster initiative shortlist has been revealed, and the reactions have been positive, both from those with successful...

October 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number...

September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs