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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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Newsletter: The Keynote

Each month, all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows receive our monthly email newsletter. This newsletter includes updates on workshops, scholarship competitions, events, important academic dates/deadlines and the Graduate Student Council. Sent at the middle of the month, the newsletter is distributed to graduate students' @ontariotechu.net email accounts and postdoctoral fellows' ontariotechu.ca accounts.

Submission deadlines

Submissions to the Keynote are due by noon on the second Friday of each month. Please refer to the deadlines below. 

Issue Deadline for submissions Distribution date
January 2021 January 15 at noon Week of January 18
February 2021 February 5 at noon Week of February 12
March 2021 March 12 at noon Week of March 15
April 2021 April 9 at noon Week of April 12
May 2021 May 7 at noon Week of May 10
June 2021 June 11 at noon Week of June 14
July 2021 July 9 at noon Week of July 12
August 2021 August 13 at noon Week of August 16
September 2021 September 10 at noon Week of September 13
October 2021 October 8 at noon Week of October 11
November 2021 November 12 at noon Week of November 15
December 2021 December 10 at noon Week of December 13