2018 Turing Award winners - Hintoon, Bengio, Lecun

Canadian ‘godfathers of AI’ win 2018 Turing Award

Two of Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) pioneers have won the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) A.M. Turing Award along...

March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson

University of Toronto Schwart Reisman Innovation Centre

University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’

Philanthropists Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman have made a $100 million donation to the University of Toronto to build a...

March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

CIFAR Pan-Canadian AI strategy

CIFAR names first cohort of Artificial Intelligence Chairs, part of Pan-Canadian AI strategy

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) announced today the first group of artificial intelligence (AI) chairs at its first...

December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Vector Institute for AI to get a new home in U of T ‘innovation centre’

Taking yet another step into the technology industry, the University of Toronto (U of T) recently announced its plans to...

August 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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TD Bank creates AI-powered Spotify playlist to win contest

Layer 6, a Toronto-based AI firm owned by TD Bank Group,  has won the international Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)...

July 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

New York street with TD Bank

TD Bank acquires enterprise AI firm Layer 6

TD Bank Group’s digital transformation strategy has led to the acquisition of Toronto-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm Layer 6. In...

January 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

AI will infiltrate every industry and businesses need to be prepared, experts say

If you think the disruptive nature of artificial intelligence (AI) will spare your particular industry, you’re wrong, according to the...

December 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto’s Vector Institute expands its AI mission as it finishes assembling team

They say good things take time, and that’s exactly the mentality of Toronto’s latest artificial intelligence (AI) research centre, the...

December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Deep learning and artificial intelligence: Making a big deal of big data

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