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Canada moves to bring AI expertise home

New government funding, big company investments, schemes to nurture startups may challenge Silicon Valley

The bulletin board at Deep Genomics which has remained in Toronto. Bringing AI home is a priority for the Canadian government, companies, universities and technologists.


LONG before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada - backed by the Canadian government and universities - were laying the groundwork for today's boom in artificial intelligence (AI

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