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May 21, 2019 by Chris Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI: Experts

The absence of an AI-specific legal framework undermines trust in the technology and, potentially, accountability among its providers
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March 24, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

SAS makes $1B investment in AI

Commitment includes new advanced AI technologies and solutions & AI Accelerator Program offering skills and support
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March 9, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Global UNESCO conference urges rights-based governance of AI

A clear consensus emerged on the need to ensure a human-centred governance of artificial intelligence (AI) during UNESCO’s Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? Global Conference on 4 March at the Organization’s Headquarters. As she opened the Conference, UNESCO Director-General Audrey…
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February 7, 2019 by Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Is Canada getting wise to AI commercialization, or churning out more research?

Some universities sign agreements that effectively hand over the fruits of AI research to their tech partners, turning innovation hubs into branch plants
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November 27, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

IBM’s Client Innovation Centre expands into AI

Montréal facility grows mission with artificial intelligence and salesforce focus creating 100 jobs in 2019
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November 20, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Waterloo

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance

BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion in cash. The Ontario-based company called Cylance a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity software.  “Cylance’s…
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November 15, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Newark element14 launches AI configurator selector tool

Interactive tool allows engineers to quickly select the most appropriate development solutions for artificial intelligence projects
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September 25, 2018 by By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Montreal

Canadian firms fall behind in adoption of artificial intelligence

Ethics-first approach by researchers in Canada may have tamped down deployment progress
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July 12, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Element AI launches AIFest at Montreal’s Startupfest

First of its kind three-day event offers curated content, hand-selected speakers that will discuss topics ranging from building AI, how to raise money in the AI sector, and broader topics like AI for Good
Feature
July 10, 2018 by Gil Ben-Dov, CEO, Total Phase Inc.

The future of AI and the embedded system

Embedded systems help AI programs to interact with the physical world around them, serving as an important part of preparing for or developing new innovations
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June 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Applied Brain Research recognized as technology pioneer

World Economic Forum selects Waterloo-based AI software firm among the world’s most promising and diverse class of such pioneers
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June 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

NVIDIA to open AI research lab in Toronto

Nvidia, a global leader in visual computing technologies, has announced its plans to open an AI research lab in Toronto. Nvidia recognizes Toronto as a thriving hub for AI experts, thanks in part to foundational work out of the University…