Bridging the Gap With Better Access to Digital Learning

Bridging the Gap With Better Access to Digital Learning

When I think about the importance of connectivity in Ontario’s North, I think about Jessica Taylor. Jessica completed her Early Childhood Education diploma at Confederation College through Contact North, right in her hometown of Ginoogaming First Nation, Ontario. “I liked online learning. I can work ... Continue Reading
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
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
Alla Reznik's lab

The battle against breast cancer

Lakehead University is one of the most remote universities in Ontario, but even here in Thunder Bay, on the rugged northern shores of Lake Superior, ORION is helping to empower innovation. Dr. Alla Reznik is an associate professor of physics at ... Continue Reading