The AIDA is the first attempt at the creation of an AI law in Canada, and it constitutes a bold first step. Organizations will need to pay attention to the progress of Bill C-27, as they will need to comply with provisions if they design, develop, operate, license, or sell AI systems in the course of commercial transactions internationally or interprovincially.
On June 16, 2022, Bill C-27, the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022, was introduced and received first reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-27 is in fact a second attempt at the overhaul of Canada’s federal privacy framework.
A recent survey conducted by Morning Consult revealed that about half of tech workers would rather resign than be subject to facial recognition or have their employer record audio or video of them.