Flag Lowering

Orange Shirt Day and The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Friday, September 30, 2022, […]

His Majesty King Charles III

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 at the east entrance of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC in Vancouver will be raised Saturday, September 10, 2022, in recognition of the accession of His […]

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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 at the east entrance of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC in Vancouver are lowered today in remembrance of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away […]

National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

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 (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus are lowered on June 23, 2022, to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of […]

Joshua Yoneda

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in memory of student Joshua Yoneda, who passed away May 16, 2022. Joshua was in […]

National Day of Mourning 2022

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 (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus are lowered on Thursday, April 28, 2022, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to […]

Harmandeep Kaur

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, March 4, 2022, in memory of Harmandeep Kaur, who was a member of the Campus Security team. Harmandeep passed away on Sunday, February 27, from injuries received while on duty at UBC Okanagan. Our sincere condolences to Harmandeep’s family, friends and colleagues. A vigil […]

Sara McDonald

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in memory of staff member Sara McDonald, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 1 in Kelowna. After a two-year struggle with ALS, she spent her final moments with her four children, Nathan, Jordan, Rachel and Elisabeth Lige. Sara was employed at UBCO […]

Taryn Edwards

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, January 17, 2022, in memory of student Taryn Edwards, who passed away in Kelowna on December 5, 2021. Taryn was in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts in Languages. Our sincere condolences to Taryn’s family, friends and colleagues. In lieu of flowers, […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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 (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Monday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action […]