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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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The following are the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Governors held on:

September 8, 2004 - PDF 27 KB
October 13, 2004 - PDF 27 KB
November 10, 2004 - PDF 33 KB
December 8, 2004 - PDF 17 KB
January 12, 2005 - PDF 41 KB
February 9, 2005 - PDF 36 KB
March 9, 2005 - PDF 21 KB
April 13, 2005 - PDF 30 KB
May 11, 2005 - PDF 36 KB
June 8, 2005 - PDF 30 KB

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