ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 5

Your guide star to innovation U of Guelph, Left investing $2.13 million in RightMesh project to improve Northern connectivity  Left and the University of Guelph’s School of Computer Science have announced a $2.13 million partnership with non-profit Mitacs to put ... Continue Reading
Happy holiday

Happy Holidata!

As we wrap up 2018 and reflect on the first year in our three-year strategy, we are proud of the many milestones we have achieved in our work of empowering Ontario’s innovation economy. These accomplishments illustrate our role as a ... Continue Reading
Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Key to Innovation in Neurotechnology

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Key to Innovation in Neurotechnology

Successful collaboration across all sectors and disciplines in research and education requires a champion. ORION is a champion of intersectoral collaboration – fostering partnerships and providing our community with the digital tools and expertise they need to make the world ... Continue Reading
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 report presented to Parliament on November 20th, Canada’s Auditor General said that Canada has “no plan” to connect remote Northern communities ... 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