UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov.
Remembrance Day Ceremonies
The university’s Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony will
be held on Tues. Nov. 11 in the foyer of UBC’s War Memorial
Gym for members of the campus and surrounding communities
as wells as veterans and members of the Armed Forces.
The 45-minute ceremony will start at 10:50 a.m.
The program includes readings and music by a brass quintet
from the UBC School of Music, as well as guest speaker Richard
Vedan, director of the First Nations House of Learning.
During the ceremony, wreaths will be laid by 14 community
organizations, including the RCMP-University Detachment, UBC
Locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees and the Royal
Canadian Legion, Branch 142.
Doors open at 10 a.m. Light refreshments will be served
following the ceremony.
The university has held a Nov. 11 ceremony since the opening
of the War Memorial Gym in 1951. For more information visit