Bianca Wylie at Smart City Data Governance Lab

Lessons from the lab: Smart cities governance

As the internet of things grows in the modern world, we find that our lives are more connected than ever and with these growing connections the idea of a smart city is becoming increasingly real. In fact, the Ontario government’s ... Continue Reading
Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

Creating memories and wonder in the classroom

It looks like an ordinary classroom. There are chalkboards and posters on the wall; students sit at their desks, ready to learn. But what happens in Michael Leonard’s grade four classroom at St. John’s Catholic Elementary School in the Waterloo ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 9

Your guide star to innovation Government of Ontario cuts funding to artificial intelligence institutes; institutes adapt On May 19, The Toronto Star ran a story on the Ford Government’s cutting of $24 million in funding to two research institutes credited ... Continue Reading
Farooq Naiyer

Confessions of a Shared CISO

The cybersecurity imperative In the first week of April of this year, one of the largest tech universities in the southern United States reported that they had a data breach and that almost 1.3 million students and teachers may have ... Continue Reading
AO 2019

Advance Ontario: Collaboration is the key!

Over 200 of you joined us at the Advance Ontario 2019 conference to learn more about Ontario’s digital research and education ecosystem and discuss how we could work together to improve it in the future. We were pleased to see ... Continue Reading