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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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Standard columns

Standard columns/content is a page component, which can consist of paragraphs, lists, tables, inline or embedded images, and videos. You can create multiple columns of content (the default is one column). 

How to

Create standard columns/content

  1. Create a new page or edit an existing page.
  2. In the Content type section of the page editor, select the Standard content or Standard content (bottom) option. Review the difference between Standard content and Standard content (bottom).

    Standard content option
  3. A WYSIWYG editor will appear. Enter your content here. Review the guidelines for formatting text in the WYSIWYG editor.
  4. To create multiple columns, select the green + icon above the WYSIWYG editor. A second WYSIWYG editor will appear underneath the first editor. Any content entered in this editor will appear in a second column.
    Create multiple columns
    • Continue adding WYSIWYG editor boxes as required (maximum of 12).
    • If you want to re-order the columns, select the up/down arrows above a particular WYSIWYG editor box. If you want to delete a column, select the red x icon above a particular WYSIWYG editor box.
      Re-order or delete columns


Standard content and Standard content (bottom)

For multiple selections, note that the order in which the Content types are listed in the page editor is the order that the selected content types will appear on the final page.

For example: if  Standard content and  Accordion content are selected, the accordions will appear below the section of standard content.

Multiple content types selected

Occasionally, a section of standard text needs to appear underneath a section of accordions (or another selected content type), so the  Standard content (bottom) option can be used. Content entered in the Standard content (bottom) section will appear at the very end of the page content.

Multiple content types selected

  1. Create a new page or edit an existing page.
  2. In the current Section, select the Standard columns option from the Component dropdown.
    Standard content option
    The Column editor will appear.
  3. Enter your content in the Column WYSIWYG editor. Review the guidelines for formatting text in the WYSIWYG editor.
    Column editor
  4. To create additional columns, click the green + icon in the Column section label. A new column section will appear after the current column section. Continue adding columns as required (maximum of 12 per section).
    Add additional columns
  5. You can reorder columns by clicking on the arrows on each Column section label. Delete a column by clicking on the red x icon on each Column section label.
    Reorder, add, or delete columns

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