Special Report

AI is ready to disrupt. So why is corporate Canada slow to adopt it?

The artificial intelligence boom presents Canada with unique opportunities and risks as we seek to benefit from a technology that could reshape how we live.

In this special series, Canada’s AI Advantage, The Logic examines how Canadian companies, investors, institutions and workers can gain from the country’s early lead in AI, even as Canada’s pioneers in the field become the world’s most powerful voices of caution.

When the release of ChatGPT kicked off an artificial intelligence craze a year ago, Shelby Austin, the CEO of Toronto-based Arteria AI, received a flood of calls from international executives seeking advice on how they could get ahead of the curve on the nascent technology. 

Showing notably less interest were Canadian CEOs of organizations that, despite operating in some of the same markets as Arteria partners like Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, appeared to have less curiosity about what the rapid advancement of AI technologies like large language models meant for their businesses. 

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