University of Waterloo, BlackBerry division to test Ontario's first self-driving cars

Self-driving vehicles are hitting Ontario streets, after the province became the first in Canada to open a pilot project to test the automated vehicles on public roads.

Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced the program's first three participants Monday, saying they will be working with different levels of automation.

"We are working towards full automation," he said.

"I think everyone here can see a world in which that will one day be the reality, but the Ministry of Transportation's primary responsibility, in addition to trying to enable positive outcomes with this kind of technology, is also road safety."

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Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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