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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.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Custom module

  Note that this page refers to home page templates prior to the 2019 university rebrand. New websites will use the rebranded style. If you'd like to update your existing home page template to the rebranded template, contact us.

custom module consists of regular text and/or image content or a video.

How to

Create a custom module

  1. On your website, edit the home page (main index page).
  2. Edit the first default Module section or create an additional module by clicking the green plus icon underneath the Module section label.
    Open Module section screenshot

  3. Select Custom module in the Module Type option. A custom module editor section will appear.   
    Select custom module screenshot

  4. Enter the module heading in the Module heading field.
  5. Select the module width for large and medium screen sizes (the default module width for small screen sizes is full width). For each screen size, ensure that the widths for any additional modules before/following this module add up to fill the grid of thirds. 
  6. For text/image content, select the Standard option in the Content type field. To embed a video, select Video.
  7. You can reorder modules by clicking on the navy upwards/downwards arrows for each module. Delete a module by clicking on the red minus icon. 
    Reorder of remove module screenshot

Standard content

  1. Enter the text/image content in the WYSIWYG editor.

For example:

These module settings in the CMS ... 

Module settings in CMS

... will produce a module that appears as follows:

Module example

Video content

  1. Enter the title of the video in the Video title field.
  2. Copy and paste the YouTube embed code in the YouTube embed code field (contact us if you are unsure of how to do this or where to find the embed code). 
  3. Enter a short description of the video content in the Video caption/description field.

For example:

These settings in the CMS...

Video module settings in the CMS

video module content

... will produce a module that appears as follows:

Video module example

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