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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.

Saint John Seminar 2014 a resounding success!

October 20, 2014

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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Team Canada September Newsletter

September 29, 2014

In this edition of the Team Canada newsletter: Team Canada 2014 completes its run by competing at the 2014 WSDC in Thailand. The 2015 iteration of the team will have its training camp in early November. Other upcoming events for the 2015 team. Team Canada September Newsletter

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Announcement of 2014 Seminar in New Brunswick

June 8, 2014
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The CSDF is proud to announce the 2014 National Student Debating Seminar, taking place from October 1st – 6th (including travel days) in St. John, New Brunswick. Each province and territory is invited to send up to six student delegates in total. As the Seminar will have three language categories (English, French and Bilingual), delegations […]

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Team Canada May Newsletter

May 10, 2014

In this edition of the Team Canada newsletter: Team Canada 2014 continues its international domination, winning the Pan-American championships in Mexico and competing in Texas; Updates on the 2014 WSDC in Thailand; and The 2015 tryouts have completed with the 2015 development team named. Team Canada May Newsletter

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Team Canada 2015 Selection

February 25, 2014

Selection is currently underway for Team Canada 2015. As provincial selection processes wind up, we are moving to the national selection phase. For provincial delegates, the application form (doc) is due March 1st. You should only complete and submit this form if you have qualified via your provincial tryout process. If you have not qualified […]

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