Fingerprint VS. Name-Based Background Checks

When performing criminal background checks, there are two options for searching the RCMP’s database. You can use a person’s name and date of birth, or you can use their fingerprints. These two different types of criminal record checks both have their advantages. In...

The Gold Standard

Fingerprint screening takes background checks that much further to provide peace of mind. An article from the Canadian HR Reporter.

Government of Canada – Mandatory Electronic Fingerprints

As of Feb 1, 2017, the Canadian Federal Government has moved to require mandatory electronic fingerprints for all its new personnel requiring security screening. This includes anyone that needs screening for reliability status, secret or top secret clearance. Digital...