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IN THE NEWS

RBC innovative company of the year award

2021-10-20

ORIGIN is the recipient of this year’s RBC Innovative Company of the Year Award sponsored by Thunder Bay CEDC.

Source: Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre

Indigenous business excellence celebrated in Northern Ontario

2021-10-06

ORIGIN is highlighted as one of the six recipients of an NADF award this year.

Source: tbnewswatch.com

Public shapes assessment plan for road

2021-09-15

ORIGIN is participating in the Northern Road Link to create VR experiences of different jobs on site. Learn more about the project in this article.

Source: chroniclejournal.com

An origin to a new age reconciliation: through Virtual Reality

2021-09-07

Learn about the origin of ORIGIN in this article!

Source: tbnewswatch.com

MELISSA HARDY-GILES: ORIGIN

2021-08-30

Melissa joins CBC’s Jasmine Kabatay to talk about our Indigenous Perspectives program – a VR film introduction for youth! For more information, click here.

Source: CBC

RBC INDIGENOUS PARTNERSHIP REPORT: UPLIFTING ONE ANOTHER

2021-07

Read Melissa’s interview on page 33 where she shares how she looked to the LIFT circle for support through the pandemic and found a great sense of community with other Indigenous women entrepreneurs during these times.

Source: RBC Indigenous Partnership Report

BROCK GRAD HOPES LACROSSE CAN BE A VIRTUAL BRIDGE BETWEEN CULTURES

2021-06-17

One of our Share Your Roots finalists, Nick Printup, shares how he hopes to educate about lacrosse through his VR experience.

Source: The Standard

TRYING OUT CAREERS IN THE TRADES THROUGH VIRTUAL REALITY

2021-06-02

Owner, Melissa Hardy-Giles, speaks with Jonathan Pinto about the opportunity our ImmersiveLink system provides.

Source: CBC

MELISSA HARDY-GILES: SHARE YOUR ROOTS

2021-05-11

Amy Hadley talks with Melissa Hardy-Giles, owner, about our Share Your Roots competition.

Source: CBC

PRESS RELEASES

Press Release Share Your Roots

2021-03

ORIGIN has joined forces with Uber and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business to launch the Share Your Roots VR Competition.  The competition is seeking Indigenous knowledge keepers, artists, story tellers or those offering Indigenous experiential tourism opportunities to submit an application to be considered for the creation of their own custom virtual reality experience.

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