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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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Feed a dream

Last year, the University assisted over 600 students with emergency support through grocery cards totaling $55,000. With the number of individuals requiring assistance growing each year, funds need to be raised to purchase additional cards.


Our goal is to raise $10,000 and provide grocery cards to support Ontario Tech University students in need throughout the year.

Your Impact

Here are some examples of how donations can be used to assist our students in need:

  • $25 provides one week of toiletry items or supplies.
  • $50 can provide assistance with commuting costs.
  • $100 can feed a student for two weeks.

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