UPDATED TO FIX MINOR ERROR
EDIT: Apparently, they have no yet implemented the federal digital identity program, they’re just telling everyone that they are in the process of doing it and that it’s definitely going to happen. The plan they released is designed to “provide a solid foundation for the ever-evolving digital transformation of government.”[end of edit].
This is part of the World Economic Forum’s Known Traveller Digital Identity (KTDI) initiative. The WEF website names Canada as one of the countries involved with the pilot scheme.
According to the KTDI website, these digital identities will run on blockchain technology.
The KTDI initiative is part of the United Nations’ ID2020 project, which aims to “provide legal identity to all, including birth…
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