Financial Transactions Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)
A government agency that keeps watch against money laundering and terrorist financing.
The law requires that your agent verifies your identity when you're involved in a real estate transaction, so you will need to show your driver's license or a similar document when signing.
This creates a stronger paper trail and makes it harder for criminals to move money through real estate transactions.
FINTRAC's website is at www.fintrac.gc.ca.