Author: Barry Sookman

AIDA - Regulation of AI systems in Canada

AIDA’s regulation of AI in Canada: questions, criticisms and recommendationsAIDA’s regulation of AI in Canada: questions, criticisms and recommendations



1. Background and Overview

Canada is planning to enact Bill C‑27, the Digital Implementation Act (“DIA”) to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA), Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act (PIDTA), and Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA). In prior blog posts, I addressed some of the more important problems with the CPPA. This post focuses on questions, criticisms, and recommendations about AIDA, the government’s draft law to regulate AI systems in Canada.

AI systems are the new electricity.…

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AI Ethics and the Law

AI Ethics and the Law, a Webinar for the Digital SuperclusterAI Ethics and the Law, a Webinar for the Digital Supercluster



I had the pleasure earlier today to participate in a Webinar with Carole Piovesan on the important topic of AI Ethics and the Law. It was a presentation for the Digital Supercluster and was attended by the ecosystem of individuals and organisations associated with that supercluster as well as other superclusters such as the Scale AI supercluster.

A copy of our respective slides are shown below.

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Digital Charter Implementation Act and CPPA

CPPA: problems and criticisms – automated decision makingCPPA: problems and criticisms – automated decision making



Canada is planning to revamp its comprehensive privacy law by repealing the existing comprehensive privacy law, PIPEDA, and by enacting Bill C-27, the Digital Charter Implementation Act (“DCIA”) to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA), Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act (PIDTA), and Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA). Bill C-27 replaced Bill C-11 (the former drafts of the CPPA and PIDTA). While the DCIA attempts to rectify some of the criticisms with Bill C-11, many of the problems remain and problems have emerged in the new Bill.…

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