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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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Dispute Resolution

If you receive correspondence or a legal document indicating a claim against you for matters relating to your employment and/or employment activities, take the following approach:

  • Stop – stop all communications with the third party;
  • Drop – drop us a line at your earliest opportunity; and
  • Send – send all documentation and correspondence to the Office of General Counsel related to the matter.

Failure to take action and follow the above advice may result in serious consequences for the University.

Please contact legal@ontariotechu.ca.