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Policy Briefing: Artificial Intelligence and 5G
Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry Navdeep Bains speaks with reporters after the Liberal cabinet meeting at West Block in Ottawa on Jan. 28. AI projects are part of a $275-million effort to enlist industry and the research community in the fight against COVID-19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Here’s how AI can help, and is already helping, Canada fight COVID-19

The federal government has already announced nearly $2-million in artificial intelligence funding to fight COVID-19.
Opinion|Jim Hinton
Intellectual property is clearly important to world-leading technology champions, so why hasn’t IP been important enough to Canadians?
Opinion|Sarah Ganter
The driver behind 5G is not to enable super-fast downloads of movies, so consumers can have a better experience. This is about enhancing industrial productivity and automation of services.
Opinion|Harry Sharma
As 5G networks are rolled out over the next few years in communities around the world, the digitization of physical infrastructure will become more prevalent in our daily lives.
Canada’s economic competitors are adopting 5G faster than Canada, and this represents a significant opportunity cost and potentially long-term ripple effects due to lost investments and contracts.

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