Topic: artificial intelligence

MoneyTree-PwC report: VC-backed deals up in Q2 as interest in AI soars

The venture capital community in Canada was upbeat in the second quarter of the year, investing in 116 deals from 112 in the first quarter. But the value of investments dropped by 7% to only US$900 million compared to the first quarter. Still, the latest MoneyTree report by PwC Canada and CB Insights noted a…

National Cyber Security Strategy launched

The federal government has released a new National Cyber Security Strategy based in part on a Cyber Review with public consultations conducted in 2016 and first announced in Budget 2018.

G7 leaders commit to STI concerns

G7 Leaders have committed to act on key issues brought to their attention by the science, technology and innovation (STI) community, particularly around artificial intelligence (AI) and climate change. However, the US stayed away from any further climate change commitments, while Canada’s STI stakeholders are asking for action beyond signatures on a piece of paper.