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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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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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Sightline International Advisor Paul Copping talking about APPG AI in the UK

Paul Copping, Sightline's International Advisor, spoke before the Houses of Parliament in the UK at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI) Evidence Meeting for Data Governance: Collection & Use. We asked Paul about his participation at the APPG AI meeting and he had this to share with us.

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Canada-UK Symposium on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (EIAI-2019)

The 2019 Canada-United Kingdom Symposium On Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (EIAI-2019), will be held February 21 and 22, in Ottawa, Canada. A two-day research symposium and networking event organized by the National Research Council Canada and Digital Catapult.

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Canada may be poised for a tech comeback with innovation

The Toronto Star Business Reporter Michael Lewis dives into the challenge of retaining Canadian homegrown talent amidst the draw of Silicone Valley. Corporate executives and Tech sector experts joined together to discuss the changes that are needed in Canada to stop the brain drain leading talent south of the border. Sightline Co-Founder / COO Mai Mavinkurve was on-hand to take part in the discussion.

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