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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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Cleaning and disinfection

On these pages you'll find best practices and processes for on-campus cleaning and disinfecting to lower the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Enhanced environmental cleaning and disinfection (enhanced cleaning) of workplaces is integral to aid in the fight against COVID-19. To be effective, enhanced cleaning must be performed at least two to three times daily, especially in high-traffic/shared areas. The more frequent enhanced cleaning occurs, the more likelihood of stopping the spread of the virus. Enhanced cleaning goes beyond normal routine cleaning, which is the cleaning and disinfection procedures that occur on a regularly scheduled basis.

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