Unforgettable community discussions and respectful, inclusive debates
The Salt Spring Forum brings diverse perspectives on important issues to a community known for its civic engagement and openness to new ideas.
The Forum has hosted some of the world's leading authors, artists, scientists, political leaders and activists. Our annual speaker series and members-only salons present thought-provoking discussions on some of the greatest issues of our times.
Forum events take place in a truly participatory discussion format that ensures respectful dialogue, a wide-range of perspectives and ideas, and mutual learning.
We invite you to learn more about the Salt Spring Forum. The best way to become involved is to attend one of our many events. We also encourage you to become a member and support our work with a tax-deductible donation.
All Candidates Debate 2019
The Salt Spring Forum was pleased to present the Federal Election All Candidates Debate, on Wednesday October 16, at Gulf Islands Secondary School, Salt Spring Island.
The guests included Elizabeth May MP (Green Party), Ryan Windsor (Liberal Party), Ron Broda (People’s Party of Canada), Sabina Singh (New Democratic Party), and David Busch (Conservative Party).