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Why Canada Believes It Can Lead Global AI Innovation

29 days ago   |   By Fortune

While Americans tend to think of Silicon Valley as the de facto hub for technology, neighbors to the north believe it can lead the charge of one of the most promising advancements in years: artificial intelligence.
Canada has already emerged as one of the global leaders in AI with millions of dollars in investment, but its success also comes down to the country's openness and diversity, according to the Canadian federal government's minister of innovation for science and economic development.
Speaking during an A.I. panel at the Fortune Global Forum in Toronto on Wednesday, the Honorable...
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