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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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Safe Disclosure

The University is committed to ethics, integrity and compliance in all of its activities.   The Safe Disclosure Policy and Procedures have been established to:

  • Reflect the University’s commitment to accountability and ethical conduct; and
  • Encourage and support the ability of University Members to make confidential, good faith disclosures about improper activity at the University, without fear of reprisal.

Examples of concerns that may be brought forward under Safe Disclosure include, but are not limited to:

  • Significant financial misconduct or mismanagement;
  • Theft, fraud, and/or misappropriation of University assets;
  • Significant contravention of University policies and procedures;
  • Violation of the University’s legal or regulatory obligations;
  • Forgery, falsification, and/or inappropriate alteration or destruction of University records.

Policy and Procedures 

How do I make a disclosure? 

Any university member having information or reasonable grounds to believe improper activity has occurred, or is occurring, is encouraged to make a good faith disclosure in accordance with the Safe Disclosure Policy and Procedures.   Disclosures can be made to the following: