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Reminder: Reconciliation Week

The City of Vancouver has named the week of September 16 to September 22 Reconciliation Week to honour the aboriginal families that were impacted by the residential school system.

AAPS members are encouraged to learn more about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and take in UBC campus exhibits presented in conjunction with other Vancouver events this week.

The Indian Residential School Initiative at UBC

UBC Campus Exhibits and Events Read more about Reminder: Reconciliation Week

The President’s Town Hall: Point Grey & Okanagan

This year’s The President’s Town Hall at UBC has been scheduled for the following dates:

Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Point Grey Campus

Monday, September 16, 2013 at Okanagan Campus

For confirmation of dates, times, and locations click here.

To submit a question to President Toope online, please click here.

We encourage all AAPS members to participate in this dialogue. Read more about The President’s Town Hall: Point Grey & Okanagan

Statutory Holidays

We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. Here is a friendly reminder about statutory holidays.


Article 11.1 identifies the following statutory holidays:

- New Year’s Day                                                 - Labour Day

- Family Day*                                                       - Good Friday

- Thanksgiving Day                                             - Easter Monday Read more about Statutory Holidays

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