The high point of each monthly meeting is listening to a guest speaker.

All members are encouraged to suggest speakers whom they believe their fellow members would enjoy. Typical topics might include:

  • Salt Spring issues
  • Environmental concerns
  • Writers and books
  • Contemporary Canadian or global issues
  •  Activists

2020 Winter/Spring LINEUP:

March 10, 2020

It is with great pleasure that we welcome back Matt Miller from University of Victoria. Matt will be presenting on Ocean Acidification around Vancouver Island and it’s potential Impact on Pteropods.

April 14, 2020

Members of the electric car group on EVs

May 12, 2020 TBD

Sept. 18, 2020 TBD

Maxine Leichter on water preservation

Maxine Leichter, President of the SSI Water Preservation Society will give a talk describing the various sources of drinking water on Salt Spring, concerns facing SSI regarding our drinking water supply now and in the future and what is being done to address those concerns.

October 13, 2020

November 3, 2020

2020 Speakers

February 11, 2020

Susan Benson on her artistic work
The talk will be based on Patricia Flood’s book about Susan’s work with additional production photos and photographs of the production process which is often a mystery to the public for productions built on a large scale for companies such as the Stratford Festival, Canadian Opera Company, San Francisco Opera Company, and the many major theatre, opera and ballet companies which she has designed for in Canada, the US, the UK and Australia.