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UBC Reports | Vol. 49 | No. 11 | Nov. 6, 2003

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 www.external-affairs.ubc.ca/ceremonies.

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