Minister Bill Morneau Highlights Federal Government Support For Artificial Intelligence Initiatives

Kathleen Wynne, premier of Ontario, right, poses for a selfie photograph with a man wearing a virtual reality (VR) helmet in the Vector Institute at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, March 30, 2017. A new institute for artificial intelligence research opened Thursday with funding from the federal and Ontario governments as well as the private sector. The Vector Institute will specialize in the fields of machine learning and deep learning, which uses software and algorithms to simulate the neural circuits of the human brain. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg/Getty Images)