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September 2021

Comparing AI Regulation in Canada and the European Union

2021-09-20T17:56:21+00:00September 20th, 2021|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is pleased to announce a new project working with the Research Chair on Accountable Artificial Intelligence in a Global Context at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law - Civil Law Section.  The Research Chair is led by Professor Céline Castets-Renard.  Together, we are preparing a report comparing AI [...]

Best wishes, Sue!

2021-09-13T18:15:08+00:00September 13th, 2021|English, News|

The LCO is announcing the retirement of our colleague Dr. Sue Gratton at the end of September. Sue has been with the Law Commission for ten years.  In that time she has successfully led many LCO projects, including Environmental Accountability, Defamation Law in the Internet Age, Small Estates, and Forestry Workers Lien for Wages Act.  [...]

July 2021

June 2021

The LCO releases new report, AI Case Study: Probabilistic Genotyping DNA Tools Used in Canadian Courts

2021-06-30T11:42:59+00:00June 30th, 2021|English, News|

Today, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is releasing a new report, AI Case Study: Probabilistic Genotyping DNA Tools Used in Canadian Courts. This report, written by criminal defence lawyers Jill R. Presser and Kate Robertson, considers the role and impact of AI-driven probabilistic genotyping (PG) technology to generate evidence used in criminal proceedings.  The [...]

WEBCAST Responsible AI: European and North American Perspectives on the new EU draft AI Regulation

2021-06-25T14:15:19+00:00June 25th, 2021|English, News|

The LCO’s Executive Director, Nye Thomas, will be participating on an international panel organized by the Human Technology Foundation.  Join Nye on June 29th, 2021 for a discussion on Responsible AI: European and North American Perspectives on the new EU draft AI Regulation. See the Invitation for further details and registration.  

May 2021

Welcome LCO Student Scholar Fellows!

2021-05-28T02:58:59+00:00May 27th, 2021|English, News|

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is excited to welcome the following law students to the LCO team this summer: Nadim Dabbous – Osgoode Hall Law School Aaron Dishy – Osgoode Hall Law School Daniella Febbraro – University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law Aria Kamal – Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University Rudra Krishnan [...]

Regulating AI: LCO/University of Ottawa AI + Society Panel

2021-05-18T20:20:13+00:00May 18th, 2021|English, News|

On Thursday May 27th, join LCO Executive Director Nye Thomas and Professors Céline Castets-Renard and Teresa Scassa for a panel discussion on Regulating AI.  The panel will discuss recent developments in Ontario, Canada and Europe, including the European Commission’s comprehensive proposal for regulating AI in the European Union.  For more information and to register for [...]

April 2021