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
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 8

Your guide star to innovation 2019 Federal budget invests $1.7 billion for Canada-wide high-speed internet access by 2030 In its 2019 Federal Budget, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is pledging an investment of up to $1.7 billion CAD over 13 years ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 7

Your guide star to innovation BlackBerry QNX and the Canadian Government to invest $350 million in autonomous vehicles Waterloo-based BlackBerry QNX and the Canadian Government will invest $350 million towards autonomous vehicle development. Of this, the federal government’s Strategic Innovation ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 6

Your guide star to innovation University of Toronto team creates quantum repeaters to enable a quantum internet University of Toronto researchers, working with collaborators from Osaka University, Toyama University and NTT Corporation in Japan, have built a proof-of-concept all-photonic quantum ... 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