Past Events

Denial: From Climate Change to Conspiracies – Stephan Lewandowsky, Psychologist

Denial: From Climate Change to Conspiracies – Stephan Lewandowsky, Psychologist

Date/Time

Date(s) – 13 Nov 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

What contributes to climate change denial and to conspiracy theories? Join Stephan Lewandowsky, a cognitive scientist at the University of Bristol, to discuss these issues on Monday, November 13th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring.

Why Philosophy Still Matters – Mark Kingwell, Philosopher

Why Philosophy Still Matters – Mark Kingwell, Philosopher

Date/Time

Date(s) – 29 Oct 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

From politics to architecture, fishing to pop culture—no subject is off limits for Mark Kingwell who joins us for a thought-provoking discussion on Sunday, Oct. 29th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring.

The Galloping Gourmet: Graham Kerr, Celebrity Chef

The Galloping Gourmet: Graham Kerr, Celebrity Chef

Date/Time

Date(s) – 22 Oct 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Don’t miss the Galloping Gourmet – Graham Kerr – for a fun-filled evening on Sunday, October 22nd at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring. This event is a fundraiser for The Root, which is the SSI Farmland Trust’s innovative farm centre project.

SOLD OUT: Margaret MacMillan, World-Renowned Historian

SOLD OUT: Margaret MacMillan, World-Renowned Historian

Date/Time

Date(s) – 13 Oct 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

World-renowned historian Margaret MacMillan joins the Salt Spring Forum for a highly anticipated conversation at ArtSpring on Friday, October 13 at 7:30 PM.

Are Human Rights Really Universal? – Forum Members Salon with Professor Jack Donnelly, University of Denver

Are Human Rights Really Universal? – Forum Members Salon with Professor Jack Donnelly, University of Denver

Date/Time

Date(s) – 6 Oct 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

TBA upon registering for event

In our world of deep inequalities are human rights really universal? Jack Donnelly joins us to discuss this critical issue on Friday, October 6th at 7:30 PM.

In Defence of Science: Nancy Baron, Science Communications Expert

In Defence of Science: Nancy Baron, Science Communications Expert

Date/Time

Date(s) – 29 Sep 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

A war on science is underway in the United States. Nancy Baron, one of the most skilled champions of science in the US, joins the Salt Spring Forum in discussion on Friday, September 29th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring.

Taking Kinder Morgan to Court: Karen Campbell, Ecojustice

Taking Kinder Morgan to Court: Karen Campbell, Ecojustice

Date/Time

Date(s) – 6 Sep 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Karen Campbell – a lawyer and the Climate Change Program Director at Ecojustice – joins the Salt Spring Forum on Wednesday, September 6th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring to discuss the legal strategies being used to stop the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

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!

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