Today, the Ontario government released consultations for developing a framework for trustworthy AI in Ontario. The link and companion survey are live on Ontario.ca and can be found here.
The Law Commission of Ontario’s Executive Director, Nye Thomas, discusses the reconstitution of the Law Commission of Canada. Read the article here.
The Canadian Federation of Law Reform Agencies welcomes the announcement of a new federal Law Commission. Read the release here.
Canadian Lawyer: ‘The train is coming:’ Report urges proactive regulation in use of AI by public institutions
The Law Commission of Ontario's Executive Director, Nye Thomas, discusses new Regulating AI report in the Canadian Lawyer magazine. Click here to read the article.
Today, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is releasing an important new report, Regulating AI: Critical Issues and Choices. This report is a ground-breaking analysis of how to regulate AI and automated decision-making (ADM) systems used by governments and other public institutions. The report discusses key choices and options, identifies regulatory gaps, and proposes a comprehensive [...]
Today, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is releasing a new report, Legal Issues and Government AI Development, summarizing the themes and insights from a series of workshops organized by the LCO and the Ontario Digital Service. The report discusses the opportunities and challenges of government use of these systems, including human rights, bias, disclosure, [...]
A Commentator calls for the government to adopt the LCO's recommended notice and takedown regime in the battle against online harassment and defamation. See the article in the Lawyer’s Daily here.
The LCO is pleased to announce that in partnership once again with several Ontario law schools, the LCO will be employing up to 14 law students this summer under the LCO Student Scholar Fellowship Program. Students from the following schools can apply: Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University Osgoode Hall Law School University of [...]