Flags at UBC lowered in memory of children buried at and near Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

Update as of June 24, 2021:

The Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) are lowered until further notice, in memory of the children found buried at unmarked sites at and near the grounds of former Indian Residential Schools across the country.

Please read an updated message to the community from Prof. Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor and Dr. Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal.


The Canada flag (at Flag Pole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) are lowered until further notice, in memory of the 215 children buried at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.

Please read a message to the community from Prof. Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor and Dr. Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

For more information and resources, please visit the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre.

This notice is posted on the Ceremonies and Events web page.