Category: OVIN News

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  • First All-Canadian, Zero-Emission Concept Vehicle Designed in Ontario Unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show

    First All-Canadian, Zero-Emission Concept Vehicle Designed in Ontario Unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show

    Project Arrow, the first, all-Canadian, zero-emission connected vehicle, designed and built in Ontario, was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, one of the largest and most influential technology events in the world. Project Arrow makes use of Ontario’s complete end-to-end automotive supply chain and demonstrates the province’s world-class automotive capabilities and innovation on a global stage.

  • Ontario investments in Regional Technology and Development sites across the province

    Ontario investments in Regional Technology and Development sites across the province

    The Government of Ontario announced an investment of $18 million through the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) toward the province’s seven Regional Technology and Development Sites (RTDS).

  • OVIN’s Regional Future Workforce Program to connect Ontario’s Automotive and Mobility Sectors with the Next Generation of Talent

    OVIN’s Regional Future Workforce Program to connect Ontario’s Automotive and Mobility Sectors with the Next Generation of Talent

    The Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network’s (OVIN) newest initiative will help to bridge the gap between students and the automotive and mobility sectors. Today, as part of the Talent Sourcing & Attraction objective outlined in its Talent Strategy and Roadmap, OVIN has launched the Regional Future Workforce (RFW) Program. The program is a key part of Ontario’s Driving Prosperity auto plan, which is helping to equip workers with the skills they need to secure rewarding, high-paying jobs in the auto sector and broader supply chain.

  • Survey: Help Ontario update the Goods and Service Manual

    Survey: Help Ontario update the Goods and Service Manual

    The Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) has created a questionnaire to collect your input on the latest terminology from the automotive supply chain. The terms you share will be used to update the Goods and Services Manual which assists applicants in compiling the statements of goods or services required to file a Canadian trademark application.

  • OVIN issues RFP for Upskilling Platform to support Ontario’s auto workforce

    OVIN issues RFP for Upskilling Platform to support Ontario’s auto workforce

    To meet workforce needs and to support economic recovery, OVIN is proposing the development of a made-in-Ontario Upskilling Platform for the automotive and mobility sector. This tool would support Ontario’s automotive and mobility talent pool in developing and building on new and existing skills that would support their growth in the workforce. Proposals are due August 8, 2022 at 12pm EDT. Read the full RFP on OCI’s website.

  • World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID)

    World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID)

    21 years ago in Toronto, Canadian founder Marci Segal launched World Creativity & Innovation Day (#WCID) with an inspiring mandate: “to remind and encourage people to use their creativity to make the world a better place and to make their place in the world better too”.

  • Rogers and OVIN Launch 5G Transportation Challenge

    Rogers and OVIN Launch 5G Transportation Challenge

    Rogers Communications and the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) have launched a 5G challenge for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that operate in Ontario to accelerate innovation in the automotive sector.

  • New Talent Strategy & Roadmap Aims to Strengthen Ontario’s Automotive and Mobility Sector, with a focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    New Talent Strategy & Roadmap Aims to Strengthen Ontario’s Automotive and Mobility Sector, with a focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    The Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) is continuing to strengthen and grow Ontario’s automotive and mobility sector, while responding to the needs of its labour force.

  • Thales, Invision AI and MetroLinx Successfully Advance Autonomous Rail

    Thales, Invision AI and MetroLinx Successfully Advance Autonomous Rail

    Invision AI, a Toronto-based technology scale-up; Thales, a global leader in digital technologies; and Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency for the Province of Ontario, today announced the successful completion of the WinterTech Program, an 18-month collaboration to validate the functionality and reliability of a cutting edge rail-centric system providing enhanced situational awareness, safety enhancements and operational benefits, through all weather conditions.

  • Jackie Pichette, Dua Abdelqader and Mona Eghanian – Unlike cars, microcredentials won’t drive themselves

    Jackie Pichette, Dua Abdelqader and Mona Eghanian – Unlike cars, microcredentials won’t drive themselves

    Microcredentials are a form of focused learning with the potential to respond to both the modern hiring needs of employers and the training needs of adults looking to advance or pivot in the labour market. At HEQCO, we define them as being tied to short learning opportunities that are focused on a discrete set of skills, knowledge or attributes. They provide more targeted training than traditional degrees, certificates and diplomas.

  • The Future of Smart Mobility – Transformed by Canadian Automotive Innovation

    The Future of Smart Mobility – Transformed by Canadian Automotive Innovation

    The future not only looks electric for the Canadian automotive industry, but also promises to be more connected, autonomous and shared.

  • Connecting the North: A Draft Transportation Plan for Northern Ontario

    Connecting the North: A Draft Transportation Plan for Northern Ontario

    This Northern Ontario Transportation Plan (the plan) serves as a guide to help build a modern and sustainable transportation system for people in the North. It contains actions that will connect communities, provide safer and more reliable travel options and unlock economic potential in the North.