Patrick McLaughlin on the Canada RegData Project (Artificial Intelligence Insights Into Regulations Showcase, October 2018)

The Mercatus Center was recently a finalist for its Canada RegData project, which it submitted to the Canadian School of Public Service in response to a request for proposals to use artificial intelligence to map the Canadian national and provincial regulatory codes. What are QuantGov and RegData, and how do they work? What did the project uncover about Canadian regulation and its similarity to US regulation? How can policymakers use these tools when making new rules and reviewing old ones?