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
Community Hub

Strengthening our connection to libraries

Ontario’s public libraries play a critical role as community hubs, and nowhere is this more true than in the province’s remote North. Our government defines a community hub as a unique resource that provides access to services for people of ... Continue Reading
ORION's 2016 Annual Snapshot

We think you’ll love the new ORION

Last night, we had a few of our close friends over to warm up our new home.We were excited to welcome everyone over as it unveils not just our new address, but a new ORION.You may have noticed over the ... Continue Reading
ORION-Ryerson-v4Lab

ORION in the community: Ryerson University v4Lab

What do you get when you put highly inquisitive students and robots into Ryerson’s new Student Learning Centre? You see the very sparks of invention fly. That’s what happened from July 11 – 22, 2016 when ORION’s director of engineering ... Continue Reading
Cybercrime and Security: What You Should Know

Cybercrime and Security: What You Should Know

ORION has long been promoting the need for sharper cybersecurity and, with the University of Calgary's sharing of their recent ransomware issue, there is no time like the present to engage the community in the conversation. Where do we start when ... Continue Reading