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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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Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

As a designated public sector organization, Ontario Tech University is subject to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  The AODA helps organizations to identify and remove barriers in order to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities at our institution.  The university will actively work to provide its goods and services in an inclusive way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.

To demonstrate its commitment, the University has established a compliance framework that aims to support campus accessibility through inclusive policies, procedures and processes that celebrates the diversity of the Ontario Tech community.

Compliance Requirements for AODA: