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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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Laboratory requirements

You are required to hold a valid CPR and Standard First Aid Certification prior to entering any courses that have a laboratory component starting in Year 2.

This certification should be Standard First Aid and CPR A (or higher). You must provide proof of this valid certification every year at the beginning of the Fall semester.

You must submit a photocopy of the certification to the dropbox located outside of the main Faculty of Health Sciences office, Science Building, Room 2000.

The firm deadline to submit your certification is the Friday of the second week of classes in the Fall semester (September).

Standard First Aid/CPR training is available through Durham College/St. John Ambulance/Red Cross/Life Saving Society. You can also check with your local community centre regarding training sessions it may offer.

If you don’t have a valid certification, you will not be able to participate in any Kinesiology labs.