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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Strategic Plan

Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) is an emerging leader in career-ready education and collaborative research that produces new and useful ideas. A fast-growing university with ambitious expansion plans, we are committed to social, scientific and economic innovations that create a better Canada and a better world. Guided by our strategic plan our university aims to be recognized globally as a change-maker and leader in technology-driven research and scholarship. Our reputation is built upon our strengths and will advance through a sharpened focus on the three words that define our work: challenge, innovate, connect. 

Download the 2017 – 2022 strategic plan.