ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 4

Your guide star to innovation Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Watchdog SaysIn a scathing report presented to Parliament on November 20th, Canada’s Auditor General said that Canada has “no plan” to connect remote Northern ... Continue Reading
Our True North, Strong and Connected

Our True North, Strong and Connected

I read a stat the other day that says that people in the North have a higher incidence of mental illness including depression. I recalled one of ORION's Leadership Award winners, Dr. Allison Crawford, from the Centre for Addiction and ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 3

Your guide star to innovationUniversity of Alberta physicists create a quantum 'hard drive for light'Physicists at the University of Alberta have developed a new method for storing quantum information encoded into pulses of light: a quantum memory. The memory works ... Continue Reading
security-breach

You’ve been breached, now what?

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win - Sun Tzu, The Art of WarOver the past 6-12 months, several in ORION's community have had to deal with ... Continue Reading
WPA3: Evolution Over Revolution

WPA3: Evolution Over Revolution

What is WPA3?The Wi-Fi Alliance recently unveiled Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3), the biggest security update to the Wi-Fi wireless networking protocols since their introduction 14 years ago. WPA3 is an evolution of the WPA2 protocol introduced in 2004 designed ... Continue Reading