Flag Lowering

The Right Honorable Martin Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., G.O.Q.

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (temporarily relocated to the East Mall Entrance and Plaza at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) at UBC Vancouver will be lowered from now until sunset on the day of the […]

Dr. John Leblanc

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Monday, December 11, 2023, in memory of Dr. John Leblanc, Associate Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, who passed away on October 30, 2023, in Vancouver. Our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. A memorial page has been published on the Faculty of Creative […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2023

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (temporarily relocated to the East Mall Entrance and Plaza at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) at UBC Vancouver will be lowered on Wednesday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance […]

Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance 2023

The transgender flag will be flown in place of the UBC flag November 13-20 in observance of Transgender Awareness Week from November 13-19 and Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. Additionally, the flags will be lowered on Monday, November 20, including the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and transgender flags on the Okanagan campus and the Canada flag (at Flag Pole […]

Flag lowering: Remembrance Day 2023

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam, and UBC flags (temporarily relocated to the East Mall Entrance and Plaza at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) on the UBC Vancouver campus, are lowered on Saturday, November 11, in recognition of Remembrance Day. All UBC […]

Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (temporarily relocated to the East Mall Entrance and Plaza at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) on the UBC Vancouver campus are lowered on Saturday, September 30, 2023, acknowledging Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Alex Thompson

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Friday, September 29, 2023, in memory of Alex Thompson, a fourth-year student in the nursing program, who passed away on September 13 on the Needle Peak Hiking Grail in the Coquihalla Summit. Our sincere condolences to Alex’s family, friends and colleagues. A Celebration of Life will be […]

Alana Wright

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered Friday, July 21, 2023, in memory of Academic & Career Advisor Alana Wright who passed away in June 2023. Our sincere condolences to Alana’s husband, family, friends and colleagues. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna’s Gospel Mission.

Devyn Gale

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered today, Friday, July 14, 2023, in memory of student Devyn Gale, who lost her life battling a wildfire near Revelstoke on Thursday, July 13. Devyn was in her third year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Our sincere condolences to Devyn’s family, friends and colleagues.

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism 2023

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan, and the Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam, and UBC flags (temporarily relocated to the East Mall Entrance and Plaza at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) on the UBC Vancouver campus, are lowered on June 23, 2022, to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.