Past Events

An Evening with Louise Fréchette, former UN Deputy Secretary-General

An Evening with Louise Fréchette, former UN Deputy Secretary-General

Date/Time

Date(s) – 19 Jun 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

In 2005, Forbes identified Louise Fréchette – then Deputy Secretary-General of the U.N. – as one of the world’s most powerful women. On June 19th at 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpring, Louise Fréchette joins the Salt Spring Forum for a frank conversation about the future of international cooperation.

Clean Energy: From Alternative to Mainstream – An Evening with Ross Beaty, Founder of Alterra Power Corp.

Clean Energy: From Alternative to Mainstream – An Evening with Ross Beaty, Founder of Alterra Power Corp.

Date/Time

Date(s) – 30 May 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Founder and Chairman of Pan American Silver Corp., Ross Beaty, joins the Salt Spring Forum on May 30th at ArtSpring for a discussion on Clean Energy: From Alternative to Mainstream. Beaty is also the Executive Chairman of Alterra Power Corp. and President of the Sitka Foundation.

Elin Kelsey on the Environmental Narrative: From Doom and Gloom to Hope and Resiliency

Elin Kelsey on the Environmental Narrative: From Doom and Gloom to Hope and Resiliency

Date/Time

Date(s) – 1 May 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Mahon Hall

When many people think of the state of the environment, they are filled with hopelessness and fear. On May 1st, the Salt Spring Forum is pleased to present Elin Kelsey – a remarkable communicator who is actively seeking to change the dominant environmental narrative to one of hope and resiliency.

Charities, Funders, & Enlarging the Tent of the Environmental Movement: Members-Only Salon

Charities, Funders, & Enlarging the Tent of the Environmental Movement: Members-Only Salon

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 Apr 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

TBA

David Secord – Vice President of Strategic Grantmaking at Tides Canada Foundation– joins the Salt Spring Forum for a members-only salon on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss Canadian charities, stressors and positive trends

An Evening with Truth & Reconciliation Commissioner Marie Wilson

An Evening with Truth & Reconciliation Commissioner Marie Wilson

Date/Time

Date(s) – 15 Apr 2015
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum and Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) proudly present Marie Wilson, Commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on April 15th at 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpring. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a component of the 2007 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.

Queering the Mainstream or Mainstreaming the Queers? - Forum Members Salon with Jennifer Breakspear

Queering the Mainstream or Mainstreaming the Queers? – Forum Members Salon with Jennifer Breakspear

Date/Time

Date(s) – 13 Mar 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

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On Friday, March 13th at 7:30 p.m., the Salt Spring Forum presents a special members-only salon with Jennifer Breakspear, the Executive Director of Options for Sexual Health (Opt) and former Executive Director of QMUNITY – BC’s leading LGBTQ resource centre, on the topic “have we queered the mainstream or simply mainstreamed the queers?”

An Evening with Joe Arvay: Defending Rights & Freedoms in Canada

An Evening with Joe Arvay: Defending Rights & Freedoms in Canada

Date/Time

Date(s) – 11 Feb 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Joe Arvay has been described as “one of Canada’s most tireless civil rights and human rights lawyers”. Join the Forum in conversation with Arvay on February 11th at ArtSpring…

Climate Change and International Trade: Forum Members Salon with Joost Pauwelyn

Climate Change and International Trade: Forum Members Salon with Joost Pauwelyn

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 Jan 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Salt Spring Forum is pleased to host one of the world’s leading experts on international trade and climate change, Joost Pauwelyn, for a members-only salon on Sunday, January 18th at 7:30 p.m.

An Evening with Nigel Fisher: “Humanitarian Assistance in Disaster and Conflict Zones"

An Evening with Nigel Fisher: “Humanitarian Assistance in Disaster and Conflict Zones”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 10 Jan 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum presents Nigel Fisher, a person who Stephen Lewis calls a “sublime humanitarian”, for a powerful discussion about international crisis response on January 10 at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring.

Forum Members Salon with Bruce Grierson, Author of ‘What Makes Olga Run?’

Forum Members Salon with Bruce Grierson, Author of ‘What Makes Olga Run?’

Date/Time

Date(s) – 5 Dec 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bestselling author Bruce Grierson joins the Salt Spring Forum for a members-only salon on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss his latest book and the challenges of biographical writing.

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