about screeningcanada™

Unparalleled Background Screening Experience in Canada

Our team's journey from starting the industry to Canada’s most advanced API screening technology. See integrations and partnerships here.

About ScreeningCanada™

ScreeningCanada was acquired by Checkr Inc. in on February 3, 2022, further enhancing a leading North American background checking solution. Together, Checkr and ScreeningCanada can offer more technology innovation and access to background checking services throughout North America and globally.

ScreeningCanada™ is a Canadian API-first background screening technology created by the same people who started the industry in Canada over 20 years ago. During that time, the founding members developed in-depth partnerships with police agencies and information bureaus which competitors simply cannot reproduce.  

Introducing checkr, usa

Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. Established in 2014 and valued at $4.6 billion, Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Many of the fastest-growing businesses in the world use Checkr's technology to easily initiate and review background checks. Our customers include Lyft, Instacart, Netflix, Adecco, Drift, Coinbase and more than tens of thousands of customers from SMBs to Fortune 500 employers.

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The background screening experts with over 20 years of experience

Ken Cahoon
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Managing Director
Ken co-founded and created a Canadian industry leading Risk Mitigation organization with 24 offices and over 1200 employees. As a licensed Security Consultant and Professional Investigator, Ken was twice elected Director of the Professional Investigator’s Association of BC. He was a chapter founder of NAPBS, Canadian Regional Director of the CII.

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Michelle Woodside
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Sr. Manager of Operations
Michelle rivals the experience of any Client Services Executive and Subject Matter Expert in the Canadian Background Screening and Ethics Reporting industry. With over a decade of experience, Michelle is skilled in Operations Management, Customer Service, Biometric Screening, and Strategic Planning. As VP of Client Services, Michelle ensures that every client and candidate’s experience is a success.

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Rod Piukkala
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police technology & compliance
A 30 Year Law Enforcement professional achieving the pinnacle rank of Police Chief in Ontario, Canada. Rod’s prime responsibility is continuous review of regulatory requirements and legislative/ policy changes that impact Canadian background screening.

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Join the ScreeningCanada Team

ScreeningCanada is looking for humble, passionate, and clever minds to become the leading background screening platform in Canada.

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Integrations and Partnerships that Work Hard for You

Access direct, secure API Integrations with your existing HRIS / ATS systems or speak to us about a custom integration for your Enterprise. Enjoy the best service possible in Canada thanks to our proprietary contracts with policing agencies, information bureaus and robust technology partnerships. Contact our team of experts to explore a partnership with ScreeningCanada.

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