The Canada Protocol

Discover a scientific initiative to promote the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence. Whether you’re in the design or the deployment phase of an intelligent system or just curious about AI & ethics, take a look at our project. We have different versions and more coming soon. Plus, it’s all open-access!

The Canada Protocol

Discover the open-access tool to promote ethics in AI

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why "Canada Protocol"

The initiative started in Montréal, Canada. This city has a a growing number of research centres and companies working on AI. When we started the project, we wanted to indicate where this project was coming from. Secondly, Canada has often been associated to international treaties on environment, public health. We wanted to associate this positive aspect to our tool. 

Who is behind this project

We are Carl Mörch and Abhishek Gupta. We are a team from Montréal, Canada. The project was first launched at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). It is now supported by the Montreal Ethics Institute, founded by Abhisek Gupta. You can learn more about us in the “Who we are” section. 

What is it exactly?

The Canada Protocol is a open-access project. Its aim is to create tools to help AI users be more aware of important ethical challenges.

How was the project funded

The project did not receive any funding. It started as a part of Carl Mörch’s Ph.D. The Mental Health version was scientifically supervised by Brian L. Mishara, his Ph.D. supervisor. The Canada Protocol is a volunteer-led project.