Artificial intelligence will be a foundational element of future economic success. Working alongside our government funders – the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario – the Vector Institute has helped the Ontario AI Ecosystem become “one of the most ambitious efforts in North America to upgrade a strong ecosystem into a world-class position” according to the Brookings Institution.

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

“We have a lot to be proud of, and we need to work together to continue the mission of the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy to grow AI research, innovation, and talent for the benefit of all Canadians.”
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The Honourable Vic Fedeli

Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade of Ontario

“Ontario is home to some of the brightest minds in the tech sector, making our province a leading source of AI talent in North America.”
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Upskilling ministries

Vector offers a suite of programs, courses, and projects aimed to raise the AI fluency of public employees.

Representing Canada on a global stage

Vector represents Canada globally at marquee events, with the goal of advancing AI literacy and fluency within government – furthering Canada’s AI innovation and positioning Canada on a world stage.

Contributing to the conversation on AI policy

Vector works across the AI ecosystem to support dialogue and provide insights on the responsible use of AI, particularly in the areas of privacy, regulation, and legislation. Looking for guidance or want to speak with us? Contact us.

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Our partners

Vector partnerships span every sector of the Canadian economy

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