Every year the CSDF writes up a description of the event which is shared with our donors. You can read these narratives from each Seminar.
|Year||Host and Narrative Link|
|2011||Hay River, NWT|
|2007 Fall||Vancouver & Victoria, BC|
|2007 Spring||Ottawa, ON|
|2003||St. Johns, NL|
Tom Lawson Awards
Presented to the students who best embody the spirit of the Seminar. Winners are selected by a vote of the student delegates.
|Year||Male Recipient||Female Recipient|
|2011||Jonathon Gerstein (MB)||Alana Robert (MB)|
|2009||Keenan MacNeal (AB)||Raffie Rosenberg (MB)|
|2008||Frankie Cena (BC)||Patricia Johnson-Castle|
|2007 Fall||Quiller Sharratt (PEI)||Helenaz Hajifattahi (BC)|
|2007 Spring||Mike Renaud (ON)||Victoria Smith (NL)|
|2006||Josh Sealey (AB)||Michelle Lang (SK)|
|2005||Matthew Atwood (AB)||Jennifer Wang (SK)|
|2004||Sean Roberts (ON)||Omayra Issa Abdoulaye (SK)|
|2003||Colin Heffernan (NL)||Alex Lithwick (PQ)|
|2002||Anthony Gamache (PQ)||Bonnie Lo (BC)|
|2001||Francois LeMoine (ON)||Joanna Langille (NS)|
|2000||Adam Conter (NS)||Nina Singh (AB)|
|1999||Bill Wood (NS)||Laura Lussier (MB)|
|1998||Jean Bruno Villaneuve (PQ)||Justine Pearl (PQ)|
|1997||Chuck Demers (BC)||Cynthia Nazarian (ON)|
|1996||Michele Charles (SK)|
|1995||Lloyd Boison (SK)|
|1994||Brian Barnett (NB)||Dea Lloyd (BC)|
|1992||Blair McDaid (SK)|
|1991||Nick Whalen (NL)||Susan Johnson (NS)|
|1990||Michael Echenberg (PQ)||Tricia McDaid (SK)|
|1989||Adam Feldman (PQ)||Lynne Echenberg (PQ)|
Presented to the top debater in the English category.
Presented to the top debater in the French category.
Chief Justice of Canada Award
Presented to the top debater in the bilingual category.
Presented to the top debater from each CSDF Member.
Presented to the top parlementarians, as determined by a vote of the student delegates after a Model Parliament. Some Seminars have not run a Model Parliament.
Effective Speaking Award
Presented to the top speaker in a speaking competition. Some Seminars have had noncompetitive speaking activities rather than a competition.