Fostering Trustworthy and Ethical AI Systems: Opportunities for Organizations and SMEs

The Digital Governance Council creates a new advisory body on AI ethics to provide expert advice to organizations in making responsible decisions in the design and use of AI technologies. 

Emerging AI standards for responsible design and use, red teaming and governance are calling on organizations to engage competent experts and civil society in the development and application of AI solutions. Today, the Digital Governance Council establishes world-class Advisory Panel on AI Ethics to provide expert guidance and advice to small and medium organizations on the identification and treatment of ethical risks. This initiative will support organizations in the responsible and accountable design, use and alignment of their AI systems with emerging AI standards.

Canada has firmly established itself as a leading destination for AI startups, boasting over 1,700 that have attracted substantial investments. In recent months, Canada is among several jurisdictions, including the United States, United Kingdom, European Union – to name a few – taking action to establish AI rules and new safety and security standards.


Take part in an ethical impact assessment

Are you a small and medium organization building or deploying AI? Express your interest today to access end-users, privacy, security and legal professionals, technical experts, demographic diversity and more to review your ethical impact assessments and advise on the selection of treatment options to safeguard ethical risks identified and assessed by your organization.


Join the AI Ethnics advisory panel

As a panel member, you will have the opportunity to review ethical impact assessments and offer advice to small and medium organizations on mitigating ethical risks. For more information and to apply to be part of the panel, please click the link provided.


About the Digital Governance Council

The Digital Governance Council is a member-driven organization that acts as a cross-sector neutral convener for Canada’s executive leaders to identify, prioritize and act on digital governance opportunities and challenges. The Council leads an Executive Forum for council members, sets technology governance standards through the Digital Governance Standards Institute and certifies the compliance of Canadian organizations in the management of the effective and efficient use of digital technologies. To learn more about the organization and its initiatives, visit or contact


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Shyra Craig
Communications and Knowledge Mobilization Lead
Digital Governance Council

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