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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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Black Youth STEM and Coding Clubs

Our Black Youth STEM and Coding Clubs have been designed to introduce youth to STEM concepts including engineering design, scientific inquiry and the fundamentals of coding. These programs' curriculum aligns with the Ontario Curriculum in science, technology and mathematics. These programs will be open to youth in grades 1 to 12. All Black Youth STEM and Coding Clubs will take place on Google Meets. Further information will be provided after registration.

 

REGIStration is closed, stay tuned for future updates!

 

If you have any questions about the programs, please email Mickole Mulano, Engineering Outreach Coordinator, mickole.mulano@ontariotechu.ca

 

We are pleased to offer our Black Youth STEM and Coding Club at no cost to families with the generous support of Actua and the Government of Canada’s CanCode program.

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