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
What makes a Leadership Award winner?

What makes a Leadership Award winner?

The dictionary defines something "excellent" as "a talent or quality which is unusually good and so surpasses ordinary standards." While there are many good achievements out there, harder is the task to discern the good from the excellent. That's why ... Continue Reading
Reflections on ORION’s Socioeconomic Impact

Reflections on ORION’s Socioeconomic Impact

"Life is very short. It's important to choose organizations that share the same values and passions that you do." This advice was passed on to me by my former boss and mentor, Ilse Treurnicht at MaRS. I think about what matters to ... Continue Reading
ihub : A model of connected community space

ihub : A model of connected community space

When you think about collaboration, what setting comes to mind? Where is the physical space your peers or new partners are meeting in?In light of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s announcement of support to community hubs across Ontario, which optimizes public spaces ... Continue Reading
Leadership Award Winners 2015

2015 ORION Leadership Award Winners

Each year, ORION recognizes the best and brilliant movers and shakers with the ORION Leadership Awards in three categories: Kindergarten to Grade 12, Higher Education, and Innovation. This year, we received several illustrious candidates across the research, education and innovation ... Continue Reading