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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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Storytelling Toolkit

It’s important to remember that any university’s brand is so much more than a logo and set of colours. A consistent brand creates a vital platform for building our reputation. With a strong brand, we all win.

Now more than ever, Ontario Tech University's efforts to increase enrolment, build industry and research partnerships, and attract philanthropic contributions depend on the clear and consistent representation of the university’s identity and strategic priorities in all of our interactions with external audiences.

Every little bit helps to secure the university’s future and maximize the impact of our story.

Our Storytelling Toolkit provides guidelines, tools and resources to help you accurately represent Ontario Tech and strengthen the university’s reputation through through your daily activities and conversations.

How to tell the Ontario Tech University story through: