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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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Team Canada February 2015 Newsletter

March 28, 2015

Team Canada 2015 has had a busy 4 months since competing at the EurOpen Championships in November. Team members have travelled to New York, Dallas and Claremont, California for invitational US tournaments and the 2015 Pan Americans. Read more about the team’s experiences in this edition of the Team Canada newsletter. February 2015 Newsletter

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Senior National Championships Invitation

March 8, 2015
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The University of Toronto Schools on behalf of the Ontario Student Debating Union is proud to be hosting the 2015 Senior National Debate Championships. The tournament will take place on the weekend of April 24th-26th, with April 23rd and 27th as optional travel days. You can access the tournament invitation (Google Doc) here: 2015 Senior […]

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Photos from St. John

October 29, 2014
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The recently concluded 2014 National Debate Seminar in St. John, NB was a combination of cultural and natural discovery, academic workshops and, of course, debates. Here is a selection of photos from the event.

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Saint John Seminar 2014 a success!

October 20, 2014
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The 2014 National Seminar in Saint John came to a very successful conclusion recently with students heading back to their home provinces inspired and ready to debate! As always, the 2014 Seminar was an exciting blend of debating, student exchange and cultural experience. Students explored the theme of Confederation: Then and Now through debate and […]

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Oxford Cup invitation

October 4, 2014

Selwyn House School in conjunction with the Quebec Student Debating Association is pleased to invite you to the Oxford Cup Debating Championship to be held at Selwyn House School in Montreal on the weekend of Friday, November 14th until Sunday, November 16th 2014. The Oxford Cup was previously the North American Debate Championships. Each province […]

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