Past Events

An Evening with Kevin Page on March 12

An Evening with Kevin Page on March 12

Date/Time

Date(s) – 12 Mar 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Kevin Page was appointed as Canada’s first Parlimentary Budget Officer in 2008. A career civil servant, Page was given the independent authority to analyze and report on all of the federal government’s spending plans.

Oil, the Environment, and the Future of Canada: Conference at G.I.S.S.

Oil, the Environment, and the Future of Canada: Conference at G.I.S.S.

Date/Time

Date(s) – 8 Mar 2014 - 9 Mar 2014
All Day

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum hosts UBC graduate students at the Gulf Islands Secondary School on March 8 and 9 for a conference on Oil, the Environment, and the Future of Canada. We warmly invite all friends of the Salt Spring Forum to attend this public event. Admission is by donation. Audience members are welcome to come and go as they wish.

An Evening with Olivia Chow on February 9th

An Evening with Olivia Chow on February 9th

Date/Time

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

Location

ArtSpring

Olivia Chow is a Canadian success story. Born in Hong Kong, Olivia immigrated to Canada at the age of thirteen. She entered politics at 28 – serving for six years on the Toronto School Board, followed by 14 years on Toronto City Council.

An Evening with Oceanographer Kate Moran on February 1st

An Evening with Oceanographer Kate Moran on February 1st

Date/Time

Date(s) – 1 Feb 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

To help us understand the ocean, the Salt Spring Forum is delighted to host world-renowned oceanographer Dr. Kate Moran on Saturday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpring. Dr. Moran is President & CEO of Ocean Networks Canada at the University of Victoria.

John Helliwell: Understanding and Improving Happiness – January 11th

John Helliwell: Understanding and Improving Happiness – January 11th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 11 Jan 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum is delighted to present globally-renown economist and well-being expert John Helliwell at ArtSpring on Saturday, January 11th at 7:30 p.m.

Alex Himelfarb Salon on November 29: "How Government Works – or Not"

Alex Himelfarb Salon on November 29: “How Government Works – or Not”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 29 Nov 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

TBA

The Salt Spring Forum warmly welcomes Alex Himelfarb, the Director of the Glendon School of Public and International Affairs at York University, for a members-only salon on Friday, November 29 at 7:30 PM.

Lester Brown on November 10th: “Breaking New Ground”

Lester Brown on November 10th: “Breaking New Ground”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 10 Nov 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Lester Brown is one of the early founders of the global environmental movement and the Salt Spring Forum is delighted that he will join us in conversation on Sunday, November 10, at 7:30 pm at ArtSpring.

Ron Deibert on November 1st: “Is the NSA watching YOU?”

Ron Deibert on November 1st: “Is the NSA watching YOU?”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 1 Nov 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

To what extent do governments and companies have access to messages, chats, and phone conversations? The Salt Spring Forum is excited to present Ron Deibert, the world’s leading expert on these matters, for a timely discussion about cyberspace, security, and human rights.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on “The Rights of the Child”, Oct. 24, GISS

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on “The Rights of the Child”, Oct. 24, GISS

Date/Time

Date(s) – 24 Oct 2013
2:50 pm - 4:15 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum and the Student Council of the Gulf Islands Secondary School are honoured to host Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth, on Thursday, October 24.

Michael Edmunds Salon on Oct. 18th: "Water at the Tipping Point"

Michael Edmunds Salon on Oct. 18th: “Water at the Tipping Point”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 Oct 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

TBA

As climate change affects our weather patterns, what will happen to our lakes, streams, and groundwater? On Friday, October 18th, join the Salt Spring Forum with Professor Michael Edmunds from Oxford University for a thought-provoking discussion about water at a members-only salon.

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