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50 Years of the CSDF to be Celebrated in Port Hope, Ontario

March 9, 2017

The CSDF is celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2017! We are proud to be holding this special Seminar in the Port Hope, Ontario. Home to the first Seminar in 1967, where Tom Lawson set the foundation for what we have today. The Seminar will be held from October 10th to 15th, 2017, with the 10th […]

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50th Seminar to be celebrated in Nova Scotia!

March 22, 2016

The CSDF is celebrating our 50th National Seminar in 2016! We are proud to be holding this special Seminar in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. The Seminar will be held from October 26th – 31st and will be themed around Immigration and Emigration, “Then and Now”. For more information and the official invitation, check out […]

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2016 National Championships Invite

March 9, 2016
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The Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association has released the invitation to the 2016 Canadian National Debate Championships, which will be held from April 8 – 10 in Saskatoon, SK. Information about the tournament and live registration for delegates can be found at www.saskdebate.com/cndc-2016, and the official invite for provincial associations can be downloaded here. You […]

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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

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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