Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC




Free admission



This year’s Annual Remembrance Day ceremony at UBC will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in the War Memorial Gym. The event is open to all and is an opportunity for all to honour and remember all those who served in times of war, military conflict and peace.
Doors to the Gym will open at 10:00 a.m.

The ceremony, which draws approximately 1,200 people, will include music provided by the UBC School of Music, short readings and remarks. Members of the platform party include:
• Ms. Joyce Murray, MP, Vancouver Quadra
• The Honourable David Eby, Attorney General and MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey
• UBC HOST: Dr. Hugh Brock, Associate Provost, Academic Innovation
• Dr. Richard Vedan, Associate Professor Emeritus, UBC School of Social Work
• EMCEE: Professor Nancy Hermiston, O.C., University Marshal and Director, Opera Ensemble,
UBC School of Music
• Mr. Alan Ehrenholz, President, Alma Mater Society-UBC Vancouver.


The University of British Columbia is accessible by Translink, car, and bike. Due to limited parking in the area, please allow yourself extra time to arrive at UBC and access War Memorial Gym.

Suggested Parking: Participants and guests are advised to use the North Parkade. Cost: $3.50 per hour or $8.00 for the day (coins or credit cards).

Pedestrian Routes: Access the War Memorial Gym from North Parkade is via Athletes Way
(off of a Student Union Boulevard) along the pedestrian walkway and past the new Bus Loop.
Or via the pedestrian walkway off of University Boulevard.

For further information and directions please visit either or or contact the Ceremonies Office at 604-822-2484.