Remembrance Day Services

Remembrance Day PoppyThe University of British Columbia Okanagan Remembrance Day service is held in the campus main courtyard by the flagpoles.

Everyone is welcome to attend this annual ceremony. The ceremony will commence at 10:45 a.m. and will last for approximately 45 minutes. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony in the Arts Building Foyer. All are welcome to stay.

2017 Program

The 2017 ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 9 and will include participation from Kelowna Legion Branch 26, short readings and remarks.

History

In 2006, UBC’s Okanagan campus held its first Remembrance Day ceremony, which also marked the 50th Anniversary of the First United Nations Peacekeeping Force. Every year is an important year to honour veterans and their service as they continue in the international pursuit of peace.legion1352

Since the opening of the War Memorial Gym in 1951, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver has held an annual ceremony commemorating November 11. For historical information on the opening of the Gym and some archival photos of earlier Remembrance Day ceremonies, visit the UBC Special Collections’ website at www.library.ubc.ca/archives/warmemgym.

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More Information

For more information on Remembrance Day Services at UBC’s Okanagan campus, please contact us.


Remembrance Day Photos

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