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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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Seminar Registration Now Open

September 21, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Fall Seminar is now open online. Student and adult delegates who have confirmed their participation with their provincial and territorial organizations should register as soon as possible. Student Registration Form Adult Registration Form The registration deadline is October 28. Please note that you can leave travel details blank, and return to […]

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Announcement of National Seminar 2013

April 12, 2013

The CSDF is proud to announce the 2013 National Student Debating Seminar, taking place from November 6th – 11th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The CSDF is excited to be working with the Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Organization to hold the 46th annual Seminar, which will once again bring together students from all around the country for […]

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Team Canada finishes in top 8 at WSDC

February 5, 2013

Congratulations to Team Canada 2013, who knocked out the top-ranked New Zealand team in the octofinals to advance to quarterfinals and earn a top-eight finish in this year’s World Schools Debating Championships in Turkey. Team Canada, who snuck into the out-rounds ranked 16th, debated New Zealand on the motion “THW cut welfare benefits to compulsive […]

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