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AI, 5G, rural broadband funding in Ont., N.S. budgets

Media | 04/27/2017 9:27 pm EDT

The Ontario government said it will support the latest technologies in the coming years, with funding for artificial intelligence and 5G networks included in its 2017 budget. Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled Ontario’s financial plan Thursday, saying that the province will “embrace and invest in transformative technologies, so that instead of playing catch-up in a changing world, Ontario leads that change and reaps the benefits in jobs and economic growth in fields like artificial intelligence, fifth-generation wireless technology, advanced computing and quantum...