May 30, 2023
The Backbench
#65 Ctrl+Alt+Regulate: Can Canada’s AI Act Save Us?
This week Riley Yesno, our interim host, is joined by Meagan Simpson, Nicholas Keung, and longtime panelist David Moscrop to talk AI regulation and economic immigration. 
Aviva Lessard
Annette Ejiofor
Managing Editor, Podcasts
Noor Azrieh

***We asked ChatGPT to write us a joke about AI regulation. Our listeners can decide whether ChatGPT is funny enough! This is what it came up with: Just saw a robot doing the Electric Slide while reading the latest AI regulation proposals. Looks like they’re trying to find their groove with those rules. Can’t wait for the next dance move, the ‘Data Shuffle’!


Are Canadian policy makers ready for the AI revolution? How effective are our current regulations? And, what should we be worried about? AND, are immigrants going to save our economy, or break it? From controversial rhetoric, a housing crisis, and more…How can we navigate this immigration conversation?


Host:  Riley Yesno

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor)

Guests: Meagan Simpson, Nicholas Keung, David Moscrop


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