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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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Jason Rose

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Jason Rose is a mathematics instructor with a passion for helping students who feel intimidated by mathematics. From teaching first and second year students at University of Manitoba and International College of Manitoba, and revamping and managing the Math Help Centre at the University of Manitoba, Jason has a wealth of experience helping students at all levels to succeed. As a 'Learning Strategist, Math Specialist' at Centennial College, Jason managed the Math Drop-in Centre and served as a resource to students, helping them to tackle their math anxiety and study mathematics more effectively. 

Originally from Ireland, Jason moved to Canada in 2014 to complete his Master's at the University of Manitoba and later moved to the GTA.