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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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Celebrating your Milestones

Adriana Zelinksi

Adriana Zelinski
Master of Science, Class of 2010 

Adriana and her husband and welcomed their first child, Dante, on September 21, 2015. 

Isabella Patty

Isabelle Drewicz
Bachelor of Science, Class of 2015

Isabella got married! "It was one of those stories you watch in the movies; the kind every girl dreams about. It was a love 10 years in the making. I married my best friend exactly 10 years to the day we met. Our day was filled with 200 of our closest family and friends, and we celebrated and danced our magical night away! Every day since has been one giant adventure! True love does exist <3". The couple are now expecting their first child in May. 

Sarah Stokes

Sarah Stokes
Bachelor of Science, Class of 2007
Bachelor of Education, Class of 2008

Sarah got a promotion! "My incredible supervisors recognized my dedication to the company and I was promoted to Senior Manager of Medical Education, Technology and Communications for our company, OncologyEducation. I now supervise a team of instructional designers, marketing staff, and technology experts to better deliver high-quality, timely education in the field of medical oncology. I have been with OncologyEducation since 2013."

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