The Honourable Justice Grant Douglas Burnyeat

Class of 1972-1973

To say that The Honourable Justice Grant D. Burnyeat is an active member of the UBC community would be an understatement. Over the years, Justice Burnyeat’s commitment to the University through his countless hours of volunteer work and fundraising efforts has benefited generations of students and has helped shape the university’s success.  Justice Burnyeat’s impact on UBC began even before graduation, when he served as the president of the University’s student group from 1971 to 1972. During that year he was instrumental in advocating for two very important referenda that would have a lasting impact on UBC. One proposal was to fund  the Pit Pub inside the Student Union Building and the other was to fund a much-needed aquatic centre on campus ...