Flag Lowering

National Day of Mourning

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 Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to […]

Anniversary of BC Public Health Emergency Declared for Overdose Crisis

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 Wednesday, April 14, 2021, to acknowledge the five-year anniversary of the Overdose Crisis […]

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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 currently lowered in remembrance of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who […]

Leah Hamill

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, March 22, 2021, in memory of student Leah Hamill, who passed away in Kelowna on March 15, 2021. Leah was in her third year of a Bachelor of Science program. Our sincere condolences to Leah’s family, friends and colleagues.

National Day of Observance for COVID-19

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 and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Thursday, March 11, 2021, for the National Day of Observance to acknowledge the […]

David Schindler

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in memory of David Schindler, O.C., F.R.S.C., F.R.S., D.Sc., who passed away on March 4. Dr. Schindler received an honorary degree at the Okanagan campus in 2016.

Angela Manning

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Monday, January 18, 2021, in memory of staff member Angela Manning, who passed away on December 20, 2020. Angela joined UBC Okanagan in 2019 in the Food Services department where she worked as a sales attendant in Picnic and Sunshine. Our sincere condolences to Angela’s family, friends and […]

Andrew Arida

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags on the UBC Vancouver Campus and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan were lowered on Wednesday, January 20,2021, in memory of Mr. Andrew Arida who passed away on January 7, 2021. Mr. Arida held many roles in his 20+ years at UBC, including […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Sunday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. UBC and UBCO Women in Engineering hosted an event to discuss the tragedy. View the recording here.

Debra Harding

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on November 2, 2020, in memory of staff member Debra Harding, who passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Debra joined UBC Okanagan in 2010, and worked in Student Housing and Hospitality Services, and since 2018 worked in the Human Resources Department as the Workplace Learning and Engagement […]