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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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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
2:30-4:30 p.m., DTB 524

Teleconferencing Dial In: Toll-Free: 1-877-385-4099 Toll Free (Canada & USA)
Participant Passcode: 1028954#

1. Call to Order

2. Agenda (M)

3. Chair’s Remarks

4. Minutes of the Meeting of June 21, 2016*

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Inquiries and Communications

7. Provost’s Remarks

8. Committee Reports

8.1 Executive Committee

8.1.1 Academic Council Governance

(a) Nominations to Academic Council Committees* (A) (T. McTiernan)

(b) Academic Council Work Plan 2016-2017* (I) (T. McTiernan/C. Foy)

9. University Governance

9.1 Policy Against Violence, Harassment and Discrimination* (R) (C. Foy/M. Bowman)

10. Enrolment Update (P) (B. MacIsaac)

11. Other Business

12. Colleagues’ Exchange

REMINDER: Orientation Session 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. & reception with Board of Governors

Becky Dinwoodie, Secretary

*Documents attached (A) Approval (C) Consultation (D) Discussion (I) Information (P) Presentation (R) Recommend to Board for approval