UBC Lowers BC Flag in Remembrance of Alfred John Scow

Judge Alfred Scow at the rededication of the Victory Through Honour Pole in October 2004.

Judge Alfred Scow at the rededication of the Victory Through Honour Pole in October 2004.

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) has been lowered today, Wednesday, March 6, in remembrance.

Alfred John Scow, C.M., O.B.C., passed away on February 26, 2013. A UBC alumnus, The Honorable Alfred J. Scow was the first Aboriginal person to graduate from UBC Law School, and the first Aboriginal person in BC to be appointed as a legally-trained judge. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws from UBC in 1997.

A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, on Saturday, March 9th at 2:00 PM. There will also be a celebration of Alfred’s life in Sty-Wet-Tan, the Great Hall of the First Nations Longhouse, on Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 2:00 P.M.

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