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Canada’s AI imperative: Overcoming risks, building trust

Published on: Apr 10, 2019

AI has the potential to be the catalyst for an era of unprecedented innovation, progress, and prosperity. Yet Canadians still do not truly understand AI, or see how its benefits outweigh the risks. We heard concerns about AI’s impact on privacy, security, bias, consumer protection and more – Canadians are looking to business and government leaders to provide answers and solutions to those questions. Left unaddressed, this lack of trust could have a serious impact on Canada’s future prosperity.

This report outlines five key perceptions Canadians have about AI and examines the root causes of their distrust. While there’s no question AI presents its fair share of risks, this report highlights that it is possible to develop AI that reflects Canadian values—and promotes prosperity for all.

Read Canada’s AI imperative: Overcoming risks, building trust to learn more.


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