The Canadian Student Debating Federation is pleased to welcome you to our website. Check out the calendar of upcoming debate events, information on the National Seminar, or browse our collection of debate resources.

Prepared motion for Seminar

September 25, 2015

Greetings, Delegates, We are now officially one month from your travel day to the 2015 National Seminar, in Victoria, BC. As you are all aware the theme for this year’s seminar is Environment and Industry – Canada’s Past and Present! Below is the prepared resolution, you will be given the name of your debate partner […]

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Seminar Registration Closed

August 14, 2015

Registration for the 2015 National Seminar in Victoria is now closed. If you require further assistance please contact us at seminar@csdf-fcde.ca or your provincial organization. Confirmed provincial delegates: if you have not already done so, please complete the Travel Claim Form, and attach it to a copy of your travel itinerary showing a clear break […]

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National Seminar 2015 Registration Now Open!

June 13, 2015
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Registration is now open for the 2015 National Seminar! All delegates selected by their provincial organizations must be registered online by the deadline of June 30, 2015 or pay a $25 late fee. More information is available at the 2015 Seminar page. For any questions, contact seminar@csdf-fcde.ca.

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National Seminar 2015: Victoria, BC

May 7, 2015
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The CSDF is pleased to announce the National Seminar 2015, which will take place in Victoria, BC from October 20th to 25th, with Tuesday the 20th and Sunday, the 25th as travel days. The theme for this year’s Seminar is Environment and Industry – Canada’s Past and Present. For full details, see the Seminar 2015 […]

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Oxford Cup Invitation

May 7, 2015

Western Canada High School, in conjunction with the Alberta Debate and Speech Association, is proud to invite you to the 2015 Oxford Cup Debating Championship. This event is to be held at Western Canada High School in Calgary, Alberta on the weekend of November 13th, 14th and 15th, 2015. This tournament will have space for […]

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Team Canada debaters profiled on CBC’s The Current

March 28, 2015

Team Canada debaters were recently profiled on CBC Radio One as part of The Current teen special “Introducing Generation Z” . The episode aired across Canada on March 11th, 2015. Team members in Vancouver and Toronto engaged in an impromptu online debate moderated by host Anna Maria Tremonti. To listen to the debate, click on […]

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