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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.

National Seminar 2015: Victoria, BC

May 7, 2015

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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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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