As we head into Canada’s sesquicentennial, we tackle the issue of nation building with a particular look at what are we willing to risk to make a more just and equitable country. Subjects we’ll be looking at include Geopolitics, Environment, Energy, Food, Health, Culture, Economics, Security and Education.


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Event Schedule

  • Books That Spur: Catherine Graham on “Quarry”
  • Spur sits down with award winning poet Catherine Graham to discuss her first novel Quarry at the newly renovated Memorial Park Library in Calgary’s Beltway. About Quarry
    Set in southern Ontario during the 1980’s, acclaimed poet Catherine Graham’s debut novel  . . .

  • 1:00 pm
  • June 4, 2017
  • Memorial Park Library
  • Spur Calgary 2017
  • General admission: $10
  • Students (with valid ID): $5
  • Tickets
  • Spur Calgary: Full Festival Pass
  • As we head into Canada’s sesquicentennial, we tackle the issue of nation building with a particular look at what are we willing to risk to make a more just and equitable country. Once again Spur Calgary will feature our popular . . .

  • 5:00 pm
  • June 1, 2017
  • Calgary
  • Spur Calgary 2017
  • General admission: $25
  • Tickets
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