AI and Robotics

Cool ideas: Remote surgery--will robotic surgery work in the Canadian North?

Although it might seem like science fiction, remote surgery is a rapidly emerging technology. Space agencies and militaries are especially interested in developing safe, reliable remote surgery tools. From a technology standpoint, the moment a surgeon is no longer personally handling the surgical tools, distance becomes irrelevant. If surgeons can be five metres away from a patient, they could be 50 metres, 50 kilometres, or even 500 kilometres away.

Driving Knowledge Management for Innovation

This briefing explores ways knowledge management can drive innovation within firms.

Report—32 pages



Indigenous people make up 4 per cent of Canadian adults. But less than 2 per cent of people working in STEM occupations. The value of improving Indigenous participation and leadership in major economic sectors, such as STEM, goes beyond enabling satisfying individual careers to impacting community economic self-determination and contributing to national reconciliation.

Webinar | April 16, 2020

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An Introduction to Cyber Insurance: Understanding the Canadian Ecosystem

Report | Rachael Bryson and Vanessa Thomas, December 13, 2019

Artificial intelligence and the Global Trade Environment: Strategic Foresight

Report | CBoC, October 4, 2019

Data dilemmas: Analytics, infrastructure, governance and talent

Blog | Dr. Vanessa Thomas, July 18, 2019

Give your data a home: choosing between data warehouses, hubs, and lakes

Blog | Vanessa Thomas, October 7, 2019

Finding focus: The future of work in Canada

Blog | Darren Gresch, October 1, 2019

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Emerging threats in cybersecurity

Webinar | Vanessa Thomas, August 26, 2019

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Emerging cyber threats: ransomware, cryptojacking, and IoT attacks

Blog | Vanessa Thomas, August 7, 2019

Driving Knowledge Management for Innovation

This briefing explores ways knowledge management can drive innovation within firms.

Report | Sarah Dimick, May 25, 2015