Canadians will recognize Remembrance Day on Nov. 11. The day marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to remember all those who have served in the nation’s defence.
UBC will hold a Virtual Remembrance Day Ceremony beginning Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 10:45 a.m.
UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to Remembrance Day:
Professor, Department of Anthropology
- The Great War, the war poets
Associate Professor, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan
- Canada’s First World War internment, commemoration of internment, redress movement
*available 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
- Origins of Remembrance Day, war poetry, the poppy, “In Flanders Fields”
*unavailable Monday 8:30–10:30 a.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.–noon
Executive Director, Institute for Veterans Education and Transition
- Veterans transition, served in Afghanistan
*unavailable after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday
- The state of international conflict, international norms in warfare
*limited availability on Monday
- Impact of stress and trauma on health and wellbeing
*available 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work
- Indigenous people in the Canadian Forces from First World War to present
Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
- Development of Veterans Transition Program, men’s psychological health