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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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How do I confirm my application was submitted?

After your application is submitted, all project team members listed on the Project Team Info tab will receive an auto-generated confirmation email. 

While creating the application with your project team, your application is assigned a four-digit application reference number. Once you submit the application, the four-digit application number is replaced with a permanent five-digit Research Ethics Board (REB) file number. This REB file number is indicated on your confirmation email, and should be used in all future correspondence with the Ethics and Compliance Officer, and the REB.

Note: Only new applications receive an auto-generated email confirmation. Post-approval events (renewals, change requests, closures, unanticipated/adverse events form) do not receive an email confirmation. You can review submitted post-approval events and check their status anytime within IRIS.

The following pages may be of interest to you:

  • How do I submit an application?
  • How do I confirm that a post-approval was submitted? (coming soon!)
  • How do I view my submitted post-approval events? (coming soon!)