Article: Canadian digital identity strategy to emphasize open standards for interoperability

Open Governance, Standards

Canadian digital identity strategy to emphasize open standards for interoperability

Canada has launched a new strategy for its digital operations, which focusses significantly on the need for trusted digital identities built in open standards for public and private sector interoperability, and upgraded authentication methods for citizens and government workers alike.

The ‘Digital Operations Strategic Plan: 2021-2024’ outlines the context, strategy and priorities of the government, emphasizing the importance of trusted digital identity to the country’s future delivery of government services. Strategic pillars are identified, along with priorities for each, and actions to implement those priorities.

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