Canadian Government Public Key Infrastructure


Did you know that we had a government-sponsored
Public Key Infrastructure?

Ya, me neither.
So far they’re only using it for a
Customs Internet Gateway“,
which I would guess is for businesses that import/export a lot.
But who knows, maybe it will be for private individuals, too.

It’s good to see that they’re being careful about it, too:

Download the Organization Agreement, Subscriber Agreement. Generate a registration number by entering your Company information on the registration page.

Fax or courier the Organization Agreement, the Subscriber Agreement and the generated registration number to the CRA.

After verifing the accuracy of the submitted documentation the CRA will deny or accept the request.