Past Events

Reconciliation: The Road Ahead – Grand Chief Stewart Phillip & Joan Phillip in Conversation

Reconciliation: The Road Ahead – Grand Chief Stewart Phillip & Joan Phillip in Conversation

Date/Time

Date(s) – 26 Nov 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

From Aboriginal land rights, to justice for Indigenous women and girls, to clean water, to the alleviation of poverty – where does the road to reconciliation lead? Please join us as we discuss these critical issues with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Joan Phillip on November 26 at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring.

Astropolitics: A Briefing Session for Elon Musk – Public Workshop Featuring UBC Students

Astropolitics: A Briefing Session for Elon Musk – Public Workshop Featuring UBC Students

Date/Time

Date(s) – 19 Nov 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
All Day

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum hosts UBC students at the Gulf Islands Secondary School for a two-day conference on November 19th and 20th. The students will present reports on some of the great space-related challenges facing humanity. The public is warmly invited to attend this event…

Trump as President... What Now? A Discussion with Dr. Amir Attaran

Trump as President… What Now? A Discussion with Dr. Amir Attaran

Date/Time

Date(s) – 12 Nov 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum hosts Amir Attaran, a Professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine at the University of Ottawa, at the Gulf Islands Secondary School on Saturday, November 12th at 7:30 pm. Please note, the event topic has been expanded to include the recent US election & Trump victory.

From Brexit to Quebec Independence? – Gilles Duceppe, Former Leader of the Bloc Québécois

From Brexit to Quebec Independence? – Gilles Duceppe, Former Leader of the Bloc Québécois

Date/Time

Date(s) – 29 Oct 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

From language politics, to the Quebec Charter of Values, to sovereignty and much more, join the Salt Spring Forum in a lively discussion with Gilles Duceppe, the former leader of the Bloc Québécois, at ArtSpring on Saturday, October 29th at 7:30 PM.

From Retired Teacher to Climate Leader: Don Steinke, Washington State Environmental Activist

From Retired Teacher to Climate Leader: Don Steinke, Washington State Environmental Activist

Date/Time

Date(s) – 21 Oct 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Don Steinke, a highly successful environmental activist from Washington State, joins the Salt Spring Forum on Friday, October 21st at ArtSpring to discuss his experiences in stopping a number of major fossil fuel infrastructure projects.

The Right to be Cold – An Evening with Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Inuit Leader & Environmental Activist

The Right to be Cold – An Evening with Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Inuit Leader & Environmental Activist

Date/Time

Date(s) – 16 Oct 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

Former Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier joins the Salt Spring Forum on Sunday, October 16th at 7:30 PM at the Gulf Islands Secondary School to discuss the international politics of climate change, Indigenous rights, and cultural protection.

Do We Need a Much Bigger Canada? – Forum Members Salon with Irvin Studin

Do We Need a Much Bigger Canada? – Forum Members Salon with Irvin Studin

Date/Time

Date(s) – 6 Oct 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

TBA

Irvin Studin, President of the Institute for 21st Century Questions, believes Canada’s population should be tripled to 100 million. Let’s discuss this – and much more – together on Thursday, October 6th at the first members salon of our Canada 150 Speaker Series.

After Ghomeshi: Sexual Assault & Canadian Law – An Evening with Sandy Garossino

After Ghomeshi: Sexual Assault & Canadian Law – An Evening with Sandy Garossino

Date/Time

Date(s) – 30 Sep 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

Beaver Point Hall

Former Crown prosecutor-turned-journalist Sandy Garossino joins the Salt Spring Forum on Friday, September 30th at Beaver Point Hall to discuss the important issue of sexual assault and whether the Canadian law needs to be modernized.

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity & the Renewal of Civilization - An Evening with Thomas Homer-Dixon

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity & the Renewal of Civilization – An Evening with Thomas Homer-Dixon

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 Jun 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Join Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon – author of The Upside of Down and The Ingenuity Gap, and CIGI Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo – on Saturday, June 18th at 7:30 pm at ArtSpring.

Muslim Women in Canada: Between Fiction and Reality - An Evening with Monia Mazigh

Muslim Women in Canada: Between Fiction and Reality – An Evening with Monia Mazigh

Date/Time

Date(s) – 20 May 2016
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum presents author and human rights advocate Dr. Monia Mazigh on May 20th at ArtSpring at 7:30 pm for a special evening discussion about the challenges facing Muslim women in Canada.

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