Past Events

Do Cities Matter? – An Evening with Mayor Gregor Robertson

Do Cities Matter? – An Evening with Mayor Gregor Robertson

Date/Time

Date(s) – 10 Aug 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson joins the Salt Spring Forum on Thursday, August 10th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring for a wide-ranging discussion about the city he leads and the role—and future—of large urban centres in Canada and around the world.

SOLD OUT: Madeleine Thien, Giller Prize-winning Author, in Conversation

SOLD OUT: Madeleine Thien, Giller Prize-winning Author, in Conversation

Date/Time

Date(s) – 9 Jul 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum is thrilled to announce that Madeleine Thien, Giller Prize-winning author of Do Not Say We Have Nothing, joins us on Sunday, July 9th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring for a very special Canada 150 discussion about Canada’s ever-shifting national and literary identity.

Is the Future Really Green? – Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation & Former CEO of MEC

Is the Future Really Green? – Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation & Former CEO of MEC

Date/Time

Date(s) – 26 May 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

How can the economy and environmentalism work together? What is the history of environmental activism in BC? Find out with Peter Robinson on Friday, May 26th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring!

Plenty of Fish in the Sea? – Dr. Daniel Pauly: World-Renowned Fisheries Scientist

Plenty of Fish in the Sea? – Dr. Daniel Pauly: World-Renowned Fisheries Scientist

Date/Time

Date(s) – 5 May 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

Beaver Point Hall

Dr. Daniel Pauly is a world-renowned fisheries scientist – in fact, Canada’s most cited scientist – whose expertise concerns the condition and future of the world’s fish and oceans. He joins the Salt Spring Forum on Friday, May 5th at 7:30 PM at Beaver Point Hall.

All Candidates Debate

All Candidates Debate

Date/Time

Date(s) – 27 Apr 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum sponsors the Provincial All Candidates Debate on Thursday, April 27 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in the Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) gymnasium. This a great opportunity to find out where your local party candidates stand on important election issues. Everyone is invited to attend!

SOLD OUT – Noam Chomsky in Conversation

SOLD OUT – Noam Chomsky in Conversation

Date/Time

Date(s) – 21 Apr 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Noam Chomsky, the most influential intellectual of our time, joins the Salt Spring Forum for an exceptional event: both in film and for a live discussion from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a Salt Spring audience to speak directly with Noam Chomsky!

SOLD OUT – Under the Influence: An Afternoon with Terry O'Reilly

SOLD OUT – Under the Influence: An Afternoon with Terry O’Reilly

Date/Time

Date(s) – 7 Apr 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

Terry O’Reilly, Canada’s most famous ad-man and the host of CBC Radio’s wildly popular Under the Influence, joins the Salt Spring Forum for a special discussion on Friday, April 7th at 1 PM at the Gulf Islands Secondary School.

SOLD OUT — The Return of History: Jennifer Welsh, 2016 CBC Massey Lecturer

SOLD OUT — The Return of History: Jennifer Welsh, 2016 CBC Massey Lecturer

Date/Time

Date(s) – 24 Mar 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Jennifer Welsh delivered the 2016 CBC Massey Lecture, The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century. She joins us on Friday, March 24th at ArtSpring to help us understand and address the pressing issues of our time.

War & Peace in Outer Space – Members Only Salon with Dr. David Kendall

War & Peace in Outer Space – Members Only Salon with Dr. David Kendall

Date/Time

Date(s) – 17 Mar 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dr. David Kendall, who is the Chair of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, joins us on Friday, March 17th at 7:30 PM for a members-only salon to discuss the fascinating world of space.

The Shifting Landscape of Gender: Dr. Aaron Devor, The World’s Only Research Chair in Transgender Studies

The Shifting Landscape of Gender: Dr. Aaron Devor, The World’s Only Research Chair in Transgender Studies

Date/Time

Date(s) – 11 Mar 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring Gallery

A widespread conversation about gender is happening – and the Forum wants you to be part of it! Dr. Aaron Devor – Founder and Academic Director of the world’s largest Transgender Archives – joins us on Saturday, March 11th at 7:30 PM in the ArtSpring gallery.

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