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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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Convocation postponed

Ontario Tech Convocation

In 2021 we will host our 17th and 18th convocation sessions, recognizing our graduating students’ commitment and dedication to academic success in a new virtual format. This new event format will allow us to safely honour your hard work, dedication and accomplishments with you, your family and friends, and our campus community.

Save the Date!

  • The postponed ceremonies for the Class of 2020 will take place on Wednesday, June 23.
  • The ceremonies for the Class of 2021 will take place on Friday, June 25.


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