Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that influences much of daily life in economically advanced countries. It has the ability to benefit a wide range of industries, from internet-based businesses to weapons manufacturers; however, applications of AI is not without risks.
Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Inequality, legacies of colonialism, and a lack of modern infrastructure cause residents of Canada’s Arctic to experience higher rates of food insecurity than the rest of the country. Canada needs to create a comprehensive Arctic strategy that addresses food insecurity, the factors contributing to it, and the growing international tension in the Arctic.
Money laundering is rampant in Canada. The recent Cullen Report exposes the breadth and depth of money laundering in the country and offers potential policy solutions.
How much do you know about Canada’s correction system? In this infographic Katherine E. Toddshares key facts about who is imprisoned in Canada, how many prisons and prisoners there are inthe country and how much jailing them costs, and what problems plague the system. Download here: The Canadian Corrections System
How much do you know about the Arctic? In this infographic Kate Todd shares what countriesare Arctic states, where the Arctic is, who lives in the Arctic, which industries are active there, ifthere are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic. Download here to view full infographic: Did you Read More…
Milgaard’s case highlighted the need for justice reform in Canada and abroad; his death serves to remind us that this type of reform still hasn’t happened.
Canadian’s reliance on the internet and the amount of personal data stored there creates data privacy concerns that the government ought to remedy.
Although quantum computing offers exciting new ways to predict, compute, and simulate data, their potential ability to decipher passwords make them an emerging threat to the security of individuals and states; the international ‘arms’ race for quantum technology raises questions about how to educate the public about these inventions and regulate them.
Recent multilateral efforts bring international law into cyberspace.