Non-profit AI data tool helping cities predict urban heating effects

Why It Matters

Applying predictive models and machine learning to a dataset can help municipal governments understand where to direct funding for urban cooling infrastructure. However, developing and maintaining the appropriate digital tools can be challenging.

Federal department in charge of regulating AI should consider “privacy as a fundamental human right,” say experts

Why It Matters

AIDA will likely not be coming into force until 2025, but various organizations – including the non-profit sector – have begun implementing AI-based tools and technologies into their work. The sector must be aware of its obligations to the public regarding applications of AI and data privacy legislation.

The 5 Competencies the Impact Sector Needs for the AI Revolution

Why It Matters

In order to create a future where artificial intelligence helps us create lasting social impact, the social sector needs to catch up. In this final article in James Stauch and Alina Turner’s series on AI and social impact, we explore the five competencies needed in order to successfully realize that future.

The Changes That Artificial Intelligence Will Bring to the Social Sector

Why It Matters

When we speak about AI, we’re not talking about some far-off future. AI has already fully arrived both in Canada and around the world, and it is already impacting society — from the way we feed our families down to the way crisis line workers do their jobs. James Stauch and Alina Turner continue their series on AI and social impact.