Yes, the laws of Canada and its provinces grant electronic signatures the same status as handwritten signatures.
There are two types of e signatures distinguished by Canadian law; standard and secure. The latter is defined as a digital signature created and verified in a specific manner. Whichever you choose, MSB adheres to PIPEDA and Secure Electronic Signature regulations (SOR/2005-30), so your documentation processes are well protected and always above board.
Complying with Canada’s Evidence Act regulations makes the integrity, validity and authenticity of important documentation through secure electronic signatures possible. With MSB’s encryption and storage features, audit trail and unique to signer signatures, we go above and beyond to adhere to these regulations. We ensure a smooth, legal transition from traditional “wet ink” signatures to the digitization of your documentation!