Flag Lowering

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 […]

The Right Honorable John Turner, P.C., C.C., Q.C.

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus are lowered on Monday, September 21, 2020 , in memory of former Prime Minister of Canada,  The Right Honorable John Turner, P.C., C.C., Q.C. who passed away on September 19, 2020. Dr. Turner received an honorary degree from UBC in 1994.  

Katy Bindon

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered Monday, Sept. 14, in memory of former Okanagan University College President Dr. Katy Bindon who passed away on Sept. 9. Anyone wishing to share messages of remembrance and condolence are invited to do so at: https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/katy-bindon

David Lukash

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in memory of student David Lukash, who passed away in Kelowna on July 14, 2020. David was in his second year of a Bachelor of Arts program. Our condolences to David’s family, friends and colleagues.

National Day of Mourning

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Tuesday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Robert (Bob) H. Lee

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags on the UBC Vancouver Campus (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan are lowered on Thursday, February 20, 2020, in memory of Dr. Robert (Bob) H. Lee, CM, OBC, former Chancellor of UBC and Chairman of […]

Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 Tragedy

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus are lowered Thursday and Friday, January 9 and 10, 2020, in respect for all of those affected by the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 tragedy, including UBC community members. Please read Professor Ono’s message to the UBC community. A memorial at UBC Okanagan to commemorate the lives of the 176 […]