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Artificial intelligence used in immigration systems raises human rights concerns, report says
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Petra Molnar, an International Human Rights Program research associate and co-author of the report, said that artificial intelligence is ‘not neutral’ and if the data used to feed the algorithm is biased it can lead to ‘discriminatory or opaque’ results.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 6:04 AM

A new report released by the University of Toronto (U of T) is drawing attention to the use of automated decision-making technologies in Canada’s immigration and refugee systems, with academics calling on the government to implement best practices to protect vulnerable peoples. ... [read more]

N.L. ruling on revealing public employees’ pay sign of trending transparency, lawyer says David_Fraser_sm

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 2:33 PM

A recent decision by Newfoundland’s Appeal Court to allow disclosure of the names and salaries of all public sector employees is a sign of the legal “pendulum” swinging towards transparency rather than privacy, says an expert.   ... [read more]

Ministry of Attorney General urged to ‘fix’ rules regarding court transcription fees Mark Halfyard sm

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:54 AM

The Ontario Court of Appeal has given direction on the fees associated with transcripts to be used on appeal in a decision, counsel says, will govern until the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) clarifies regulations directing costs. ... [read more]