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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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Campus Market

Fresh FruitThe Sustainability offices of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College hosted the second-annual Campus Market on October 1, as part of their commitment to raising awareness of locally grown food.

Faculty, staffstudents and community members visited the South Village Courtyard to check out a variety of food items from local vendors, including meat, vegetables and baked goods. The event was very successful; a few vendors sold out of their products by the end of the day.

We are looking forward to hosting the Campus Market again next year!