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
Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

How important is access to connectivity to preparing kids for the workforce of tomorrow?Some of the answers can be found at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, which is working to help Ontario youths develop the expertise needed for ... Continue Reading
My First Year as a Shared CISO

My First Year as a Shared CISO

In April 2017, ORION launched a two-year pilot program with eight Ontario education institutions. The idea was brought to us by members of our higher education community with the objective of sharing a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to establish ... Continue Reading
CANHEIT Conference 2018

CANHEIT Conference 2018

OverviewA few weeks ago, ORION’s Director, Marketing and Communications, Cathy Bogaart, our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Farooq Naiyer and I attended the CANHEIT conference that took place at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Burnaby, BC. CANHEIT is the largest ... Continue Reading
Joanne Borges, 2018 ORION Leadership Award in K12, Limestone DSB, Kingston

ORION presents 2018 Leadership Award winners

TORONTO, May 2, 2018 – ORION has honoured three distinguished members of Ontario’s research, education and innovation community with a 2018 Leadership Award at its annual THINK Conference.   These exceptional leaders have leveraged ORION’s unique digital infrastructure and specialized services to ... Continue Reading