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Canada's Flawed Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

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Regulation of AI

The development and launch of Chat GPT has triggered an arms race in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), raising debates about the need for and methods of regulating AI. Recently, Elon Musk led a petition to pause the training of AI systems more powerful than GPT-4 for at least six months due to potential risks involved with AI. Governments worldwide are attempting to develop a regulatory framework, but with the rapid evolution of the industry, creating an effective regulatory framework has become challenging. For example, the EU's attempt to regulate AI has faced significant issues, including ChatGPT breaking the EU's plan to regulate AI.

The Artificial Intelligence and Data Act

The Canadian federal government aims to lead AI regulation and introduced Bill C-27, Part 3, the Artificial Intellig