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Telcos eye agri-food, digital tech, AI in supercluster initiative

News | 10/19/2017 1:28 pm EDT
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains at the announcement of the supply chain supercluster in Montreal on Oct. 10, 2017./ Image via Twitter.

Canada’s two largest telcos are part of three groups vying to be chosen for the final phase of the federal government’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative, with BCE Inc. participating in an artificial intelligence-focused group in Montreal and Telus Corp. involved in two separate bids, a digital technology group in British Columbia and an agriculture-focused group based in Alberta.

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