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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 2024 January 12 at noon Week of January 15
February 2024 February 9 at noon Week of February 12
March 2024 March at 8 noon Week of March 11
April 2024 April 12 at noon Week of April 15
May 2024 May 10 at noon Week of May 13
June 2024 June 7 at noon Week of June 10
July 2024 July 12 at noon Week of July 15
August 2024 August 9 at noon Week of August 12
September 2024 September 13 at noon Week of September 16
October 2024 October 11 at noon Week of October 14
November 2024 November 8 at noon Week of November 11
December 2024 December 13 at noon Week of December 16