UBC is suspending classes on September 18th so that faculty, students and staff can participate in the National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada that begins in Vancouver that day and lasts until September 21. This is a significant event. UBC is participating in many ways. You can see a list of events here. For more background information, please see: http://irsi.aboriginal.ubc.ca/ and https://confluence.library.ubc.ca:8443/display/SL/Aboriginal+engagement+resources+and+services
On September 18th, Woodward Library will participate by opening up the McKechnie Room at 9 AM and sharing the live-stream webcast of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s British Columbia event being held at the PNE in Vancouver. Full program is available here. In the McKechnie room there will also be some art supplies if you want to respond to the information you are hearing and create a collage or other artistic expression.