A Trump Dividend for Canada? Maybe in Its AI Industry

May 11, 2017

Canada's AI industry stands to benefit from the American political climate and the Trump administration’s efforts to sharply restrict travel into the United States from six predominantly Muslim nations. After Mr. Trump’s election, applications to Canada for student and temporary visas surged.

“If we look back 10 years from now, I’d be surprised if the Trump effect didn’t show up in the data,” said Joshua Gans, NEXT Canada faculty and professor at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

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