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Loudon Owen ’76 earns John D. Stevenson Award - January 17, 2017

Loudon Owen ’76 is the deserving recipient of the 2017 John D. Stevenson Award. Owen’s formal volunteer roles include: six years on the board of governors; co-chair of the Think Ahead campaign; and member of both the Association Council and the boarding task force. The prominent venture capitalist has been an active mentor to many Old Boys over the […] Read More »


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Three UCC debate teams make final 16 at Queen’s - January 16, 2017

Upper Canada College debaters put in very solid performances in a tournament featuring teams from across Canada at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. over the weekend. Kimathi Muiruri shone brightest among his teammates, as he placed second overall among the more than 200 participants in the tournament. UCC’s debating teams went undefeated with a combined […] Read More »


True West showcases theatrical talent - December 13, 2016

True West was the first play of the year in the UCC-BSS co-curricular program. From the stellar performances, to the excellent stage design and overall production, it was an impressive night of theatre by any measure. Sam Shepard is one of the most important American playwrights of the twentieth century, and True West is the […] Read More »


Varsity basketball team makes it to national semi-finals - December 13, 2016

Upper Canada College’s varsity basketball team rode a wave to reach the semi-finals of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools national senior boys tournament. There were 18 teams at the event hosted by Lower Canada College and Selwyn House School in Montreal from Nov. 24 to 26, with UCC’s initial division also including Sacred Heart School […] Read More »


Festival of Christmas Music and Readings kicks off holiday season - December 12, 2016

Scroll down for four video segments. Laidlaw Hall was filled with the joyous sounds of holiday music as the senior wind ensemble and the Prep and Upper School choirs performed in the Festival of Christmas Music and Readings on Sunday, Nov. 27. Our UCC musicians and singers were fantastic, including flutist Jerry Jia in Form […] Read More »


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Students challenge themselves with famed math contest - December 12, 2016

Despite a “late start day” at the Upper School, 19 boys came early to school to write one of the University of Waterloo’s famous mathematics contests on Nov. 23. They were joined by six boys from the Prep, who were brave enough to challenge themselves with a contest written for people two years older than […] Read More »


Guest speaker helps students explore definitions of masculinity - December 12, 2016

Laidlaw Hall is one of UCC’s greatest classrooms. Manhood was the topic on Nov. 28, a date sandwiched between the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the anniversary of the Montreal massacre on Dec. 6. Principal McKinney spoke of the value of mentoring, saying “to be a good man, […] Read More »


UCC Foundation welcomes three new members - December 12, 2016

The UCC Foundation’s annual general meeting was held on Nov. 23, where Richard Wernham, Vik Rao ’88 and Doug Guzman were thanked for their contributions. Wernham, the father of Nick Wernham ’02, has been a UCC Foundation board member since 2008 and finished his final term. He’s been a UCC Foundation investment committee member and […] Read More »


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