Past Events

Timothy Brook Book Launch on October 6th

Timothy Brook Book Launch on October 6th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 6 Oct 2013
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum and ArtSpring are proud to jointly host Timothy Brook – Forum co-founder – for the launch of his new book Mr. Selden’s Map of China on Sunday, October 6th at ArtSpring. Mr. Selden’s Map of China is a fascinating work of history, biography, cartography, and literary mystery.

Dr. Samantha Nutt on Sept. 17th: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Dr. Samantha Nutt on Sept. 17th: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Date/Time

Date(s) – 17 Sep 2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

ArtSpring

On September 17th, the Salt Spring Forum presents Dr. Samantha Nutt, a doctor who has spent the last fifteen years providing aid on the frontlines of many of the world’s major crises. Drawing on her work in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Darfur, Dr. Nutt has become a powerful advocate for justice and peace…

Money, Morality, & Ethical Investment: An Evening with Joel Solomon on June 25th

Money, Morality, & Ethical Investment: An Evening with Joel Solomon on June 25th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 25 Jun 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Do you know that companies like Salt Spring Coffee exist because of Joel Solomon? Join us for an inspiring evening with an investor who uses his money to contribute to socially and environmentally positive ventures. Joel Solomon is the Chair of Renewal Funds, Canada’s largest social venture capital firm, which has invested in over 75 companies committed to socially responsible growth…

Preventing Conflict, Protecting Rights: An Evening with Louise Arbour on June 1st

Preventing Conflict, Protecting Rights: An Evening with Louise Arbour on June 1st

Date/Time

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

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum is honoured to present Louise Arbour, who is quite possibly the the most accomplished Canadian currently on the world stage. Louise Arbour has served as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for both Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia, and Judge on the Supreme Court of Canada…

Scott McIntyre: Members Only Salon on May 25

Scott McIntyre: Members Only Salon on May 25

Date/Time

Date(s) – 25 May 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

What is the state of independent Canadian publishing? And of print books altogether? In this salon, Scott McIntyre, the former CEO and Chairman of D&M Publishers Inc., will provide Salt Spring Forum members with an intimate look into the Canadian book industry.

Pipelines, Environmental Protection, & Indigenous Rights: An Evening with Thomas Berger on May 18th

Pipelines, Environmental Protection, & Indigenous Rights: An Evening with Thomas Berger on May 18th

Date/Time

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

Location

ArtSpring

With bitumen pipelines dominating the news, what can Canadians learn from the past? The Salt Spring Forum is honoured to present Thomas Berger, who served as commissioner of the well-known Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry in the 1970s. Justice Berger will help us to understand the complicated relationship between oil and gas development, environmental protection, and indigenous rights.

“Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS” with Dr. Julio Montaner on May 9th

“Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS” with Dr. Julio Montaner on May 9th

Date/Time

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

Location

ArtSpring

Is an “AIDS-free generation” possible? If Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has anything to do with it, an AIDS-free future is indeed possible. Dr. Montaner will be at ArtSpring on Thursday, May 9 for a Salt Spring Forum discussion on “Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS”.

All Candidates Debate

All Candidates Debate

Date/Time

Date(s) – 2 May 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Provincial All Candidates Debate will take place on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the G.I.S.S. gymnasium. The event is produced in partnership with the Gulf Islands Secondary School Student Council, the Gulf Islands Driftwood, and the Salt Spring Forum. This a great opportunity to find out where your local party candidates stand on important election issues.

John Vaillant

John Vaillant

Date/Time

Date(s) – 22 Feb 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Feb 22 – Spend an evening with this award-winning author and watch the film that inspired his 2010 book, The Tiger.

Marc Lee: Plotting the Green Industrial Revolution

Marc Lee: Plotting the Green Industrial Revolution

Date/Time

Date(s) – 15 Feb 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Feb. 15 – Join Marc Lee, Senior Economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, for a discussion on “Plotting the Green Industrial Revolution”.

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