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Lt.-Col. Mike McGinty delivers his Remembrance Day remarks

Retired British army officer and UBC Okanagan employee delivers emotional Remembrance Day remarks

The UBC Okanagan community gathered on November 9 for its 12th annual Remembrance Day service. Students, faculty and staff came together in the central courtyard and heard from a number of speakers before observing two minutes of silence.

Trucks from several different local fire departments will be on campus as the Office of the Fire Commissioner and the BC Wildfire Service do advance planning work in the region.

UBC Okanagan hosts firefighters and equipment in support of BC wildfire efforts

UBC’s Okanagan campus began housing 25 firefighters and their equipment today in its summer residence accommodations as part its continued support of the BC wildfire emergency effort.