Minister Navdeep Bains announces funding for the Manitoba initiative EMILI and UoW

Today at the University of Winnipeg, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains announced that the Canadian Government has approved funding for the Winnipeg led initiative, EMILI. (Enterprise Machine Intelligence & Learning Initiative) We’d like to congratulate Dr. Jo Kennelly, Executive Director and founder of EMILI in this milestone towards securing Canada’s foothold as an innovation leader.

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European Commission Releases Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI

The High-Level Expert Group on AI presented their ethics guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. The Guidelines outline a framework for achieving trustworthy AI and offer guidance that AI should be ethical and it should be robust, both from a technical and societal perspective.

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Leaders of the Canadian Superclusters join Sightline for a workshop on the future of data.

On April 11th, Sightline hosted leaders of the Canadian Superclusters and select individuals for a workshop on data interoperability. The event focused on ways in which data interoperability (to exchange and make use of information) can be implemented to improve productivity and profits while maintaining data privacy.

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Wally Trenholm, CEO of Sightline on speaks on Data Trust and Non-Destructive testing

Sightline Innovation CEO, Wally Trenholm, spoke today at the Next Generation Manufacturing Canada’s (NGen) Pitch Day event. The event being held by the Supercluster is for the promotion and showcase of new strategies and technologies that will advance manufacturing.

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The Hill Times: AI expected to allow bureaucrats to work smarter, not harder, in new digital age

The Hill Times has released an interview with Sightline CEO, Wally Trenholm on the government’s new artificial intelligence directive. Wally shares insights in how the directive will work with the current government infrastructure and areas which will need to be adjusted to make sure the directive is successful in the future.

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Canadian Insights from the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

In June last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act was passed. This consumer data privacy bill will have a broad impact on businesses across the United States and around the world. Here in Canada, we have our own consumer data privacy act, The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act or PIPEDA.

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Data Privacy Law Update: The California Consumer Privacy Act

In 2018, two significant pieces of data privacy legislation were passed, across Europe, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in the state of California, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Previously, we’ve written about the GDPR and its impact for data privacy in the European Union. Here, we will provide an update on the breadth and scope of the CCPA. These new laws directly affect the jurisdictions in which they were enacted, and will also set global benchmarks for privacy legislation.

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