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The Forum's 5th Anniversary Featuring Globe Columnist Lawrence Martin

On February 13th, we invite you to celebrate our 5th birthday by welcoming back our very first Forum speaker, Globe & Mail National Affairs Columnist and author Lawrence Martin. After a discussion on Canadian politics in the ArtSpring theatre, be sure to stay for a reception in the gallery.

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Author John Vaillant & Film Screening of Hadwin's Judgement

Author John Vaillant returns on March 5th to ArtSpring for the Salt Spring film premier of Hadwin’s Judgement, a documentary based on his Governor General’s Award-winning book The Golden Spruce (Norton 2005).

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Forum members receive many perks such as discounts on tickets, invitations to special members-only events, and more! We look forward to spending the new year with you.

Become a 2016 Member!

Forum members receive many perks such as discounts on tickets, invitations to special members-only events, and more! We look forward to spending the new year with you.

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Welcome to the Salt Spring Forum

The Salt Spring Forum is a charitable non-profit organization that brings leading thinkers and intellectuals to Salt Spring Island for community discussion and democratic debate. We are an organization committed to the sharing of ideas of national and global significance.  To this end we offer an annual speaker’s series, workshops, academically-oriented community courses, literary festivals, and support all candidate debates during election periods. To learn more about our goals and vision please visit our About Us page. The Salt Spring Forum would not possible without the support of our members and generous donations. To become a member please visit our Membership page. To make a donation please visit our Ways to Donate  page.