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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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Health Promotion Events and Workshops

Nutrition Sessions

Learn more - Nutrition Sessions

Winter 2024

Healthy snacks

Monday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to noon | Shawenjigewining Hall, Room 024

Snacking is not a bad thing, and can actually be an important part of a healthy diet. If you have a busy schedule and would like to learn about snack foods that are both convenient and healthy, join Holistic Nutritionist Sylvia Emmorey, who will discuss how we can use snacks to our advantage while still keeping some treats in our lives. Sylvia will be demonstrating a variety of hummus recipes for participants to enjoy! All participants will be entered to win a prize draw for a grocery store gift card!

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Paint Night

Wednesday, March 27 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. | Mitch Frazer Atrium

Looking for more creative opportunities on campus? Want to relieve some stress as you study for final exams? Join us for Paint Night! Art is a great outlet for stress and anxiety, and provides us with a great opportunity to make connections. At Paint Night, you're invited to paint a canvas bag or canvas, enjoy some snacks and drinks, and visit your Peer Wellness Educators to learn more about the connection between art and health. You can register or drop in, so feel free to bring your friends!

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Wellness Walks

Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre, information desk

Get moving, get grounded and get lifted! 

These 30-minute walks (12:15 to 12:45 p.m.) are a free and fun opportunity that promotes physical and mental health by getting mindful walking breaks during the busy school, and workday. Come out for a walk to restore your concentration, uplift your mood, decrease your stress and be a part of your campus community.

Join us on alternating Mondays and Tuesdays on the following dates

  • Monday, February 26
  • Tuesday, March 5
  • Monday, March 11
  • Tuesday, March 19
  • Monday, March 25
  • Tuesday, April 2

Please note: Meet the walk leader(s) at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre information desk at noon before the walk begins.

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