The Debaters

 
 

The Debaters

The Debaters is the hit show where comedians go toe-to-toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award-winning funnyman Steve Patterson, the program is a combustible combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious ad libs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition, with the live audience picking the winners.

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Kim Thúy on Montreal

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Young and Indigenous in the city

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1233: Mustard vs. Ketchup & Kids of Divorce

It's a season finale filled with a surprise you won't want to miss! Wes Borg and Sean Proudlove pour it on when they discuss mustard versus ketchup. Then, Fatima Dhowre and Sophie Buddle custody battle it out over having divorced parents.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1233a Extended: Mustard is superior to ketchup

Wes Borg and Sean Proudlove don't bottle up jokes when they discuss if the best condiment is mustard or ketchup. And their debate features a surprise leading to something that's never been done on the show before!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:21:04]


1233b Extended: Growing up with divorced parents is great for kids

Fatima Dhowre and Sophie Buddle custody battle it out when they debate if it's better for kids to have divorced parents.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:58]


1232: Indigenous Place Names & Bees vs. Butterflies

Howie Miller and Mayce Galoni have landmark opposing views when they discuss if all place names should be Indigenous. Then, Jacob Samuel and Sophie Buddle create quite the buzz when they debate bees vs. butterflies.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1232a Extended: All place names should be Indigenous names

Howie Miller and Mayce Galoni map out their arguments when they discuss if when it comes to geography, all place names should be changed to Indigenous names.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:05]


1232b Extended: Bees are superior to butterflies

Jacob Samuel and Sophie Buddle float like a butterfly and sting like a bee when they debate who the superior insect is.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:38]


1231: Food Courts & Nails vs. Screws

Yumi Nagashima and Katie-Ellen Humphries make a meal of their debate on food courts. Then, Big Daddy Tazz and Scott Faulconbridge hit the nail on the head when they discuss nails vs. screws.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1231a Extended: There's no better dining experience than the food court

Yumi Nagashima and Katie-Ellen Humphries give some food for thought when they discuss if food courts are the best place to eat.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:18]


1231b Extended: The nail is superior to the screw

Big Daddy Tazz and Scott Faulconbridge know the drill when they dispute whether the superior fastener is the nail or the screw.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:15]


1230: Parades and Realtors

Dave Hemstad and Jean Paul float some great arguments by their Toronto crowd over the notion of parades being the best!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1230a Extended: Nothing beats a parade!

Dave Hemstad and Jean Paul float some great arguments by their Toronto audience over the notion of parades being the best!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:49]


1230b Extended: Realtors are the unsung heroes of the city

Elvira Kurt and realtor Bernie Barnum (played by Patrick McKenna) curb their appeal when they discuss if real estate agents receive the recognition they deserve.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:36]


1229: Robot Lover & Statues

Joe Vu and Kate Davis have a data with destiny when they discuss the idea of having robots as lovers. Then, Patrick Ledwell and Abdul Butt bust a move when they debate statues.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1229a Extended: A robot romantic partner is a good option

There's no replica for Joe Vu and Kate Davis' debate on whether or not a robot would make a decent boyfriend or girlfriend.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:48]


1229b Extended: We should stop building statues

Patrick Ledwell and Abdul Butt are putting their arguments on a pedestal when they question if we should stop building statues.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:42]


1228: Stop Talking About the Weather & Crowdfunding

Amanda Brooke Perrin and Dave Hemstad turn up the heat when they debate weather talk. Then, Courtney Gilmour and Erica Sigurdson are raising fun when they challenge online fundraising platforms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1228a Extended: Stop talking about the weather!

There's snow time like the present for Amanda Brooke Perrin and Dave Hemstad to discuss if we should stop talking about the weather!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:55]


1228b Extended: Everyone should crowdfund

Courtney Gilmour and Erica Sigurdson add their two cents when they challenge the true value of online fundraising campaigns.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:19]


1227: Women Are Tougher Than Men & Chess vs. Checkers

Carol Zoccoli and Sterling Scott are flexing their muscles when they debate who the stronger sex is. Then, Rob Pue and Todd Graham make all the right moves over the superior board game: chess or checkers?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1227a Extended: Women are tougher than men

Things get a little teste when Carol Zoccoli and Sterling Scott face off over the question of who is stronger: men or women?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:10]


1227b Extended: Chess is superior to checkers

Rob Pue and Todd Graham fight for dominance over the board when they debate if chess is superior to checkers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:33]


1226: Gimmicks & Should They Marry?

Simon King and Ivan Decker make great impressions when they discuss if every comic needs a gimmick. Then, comedian couple Tim Gray and Dana Smith engage in a debate over whether or not they should get married and if the audience agrees, they'll do just that right after the show!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1226a Extended: Every stand-up comedian needs a gimmick

Impersonations, accents and sound effects are everywhere when Simon King and Ivan Decker debate if a gimmick helps or hinders a comic!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:05]


1226b Extended: Should they marry?

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to witness Tim Gray and Dana Smith debating if they should actually get married and placing the decision in the hands of their Winnipeg audience.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:07]


1225: No More Royals & Abbreviations

Aisha Brown and Scott Vrooman duke it out over whether or not we need more royals. Then, Sandra Battaglini and Patrick Ledwell cram in their arguments over the use of abbreviations.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1225a Extended: We don't need any more royals

Aisha Brown and Scott Vrooman step into the bloodline of fire when they discuss if we really need more royals.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:22]


1225b Extended: Are abbreviations a good thing?

Sandra Battaglini and Patrick Ledwell are checking their word counts when they question the true value of abbreviations AKA "abreeves".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:58]


1224: Punching Up vs. Punching Down & Raccoon Mayor

Aisha Brown and Arthur Simeon engage in a real slug fest when they debate if comedians should only "punch up". Then, Pat Thornton and Ron Sparks get bright eyed and bushy tailed over the idea of a raccoon becoming the mayor of Toronto.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1224a Extended: When it comes to comedy-punch up, don't punch down!

In a debate filled with upper-cutting remarks, Aisha Brown and Arthur Simeon try to answer if comedians should only "punch up" and make fun of privileged people like celebrities and politicians, or is everyone fair game and thus we can "punch down"?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:31]


1224b Extended: Toronto's next mayor should be a raccoon

Should the next mayor of Toronto be a raccoon? That's the question Pat Thornton and Ron Sparks try to answer when they debate if these bold and assertive residents should run their city.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:41]


1223b Extended: We do not exist

Whereas scientists and mystics agree that we are but an ever-changing interplay of matter and energy, be it resolved that we do not exist. Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff are ever present when they debate if we are living in reality or an illusion.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:31]


1223: Brunch & We Don't Exist

Amanda Brooke Perrin and Nour Hadidi give an egg-ceptional performance in the topic of brunch. Then, Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff flesh out the answer to the question: do we actually exist?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1223a Extended: Let's do brunch!

Amanda Brooke Perrin and Nour Hadidi hash things out when they debate if the meal between breakfast and lunch is really that enjoyable.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:57]


1222: Sports Interviews & The End is Near

Peter Anthony and Chantal Desjardins step up to the mic to discuss if we should stop interviewing pro athletes. Then, Ron Sparks debates if the future looks great or grim against his toughest opponent yet: himself!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1222a Extended: Stop interviewing professional athletes

Peter Anthony and Chantal Desjardins are going on the record when they face-off against the idea of broadcasters no longer interviewing professional athletes.Stop interviewing professional athletes

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:50]


1222b Extended: The end is near!

In this truly special debate, it's Ron Sparks vs. Ron Sparks over whether we should view the future with optimism or pessimism.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:25]


1221: Don't Write a Memoir & Heavy Metal

Arthur Simeon and Martha Chaves make their bookmark when they debate if anyone should write a memoir. Then, Mike Paterson and Don Kelly rock n' roll with the punches in the topic of heavy metal.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1221a Extended: Please don't write a memoir

Get ready for a real page-turner when Arthur Simeon and Martha Chaves discuss if people should stop writing memoirs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:28]


1221b Extended: Heavy metal is the greatest music of all time

Mike Paterson and Don Kelly strike a power chord with their audience over heavy metal's superiority.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:36]


1220: Grey Hair & Sneakers

This week DeAnne Smith and Deborah Kimmett give us a topic to dye for when they debate grey hair. Then, Graham Chittenden and Sunee Dhaliwal pour their heart and sole into the topic of sneaker obsessions.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1220a Extended: Should anyone have grey hair?

DeAnne Smith and Deborah Kimmett are not taking it Nice n' Easy when they argue if we should shield or show off grey hair.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:44]


1220b Extended: You can never have too many pairs of sneakers!

Sunee Dhaliwal and Graham Chittenden hit the ground running when they try to answer the question: Can you ever have too many pairs of sneakers?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:23]


1219: Gender Neutral Awards & Aisle vs. Window

Derek Seguin and Eman El-Husseini are rolling out the red carpet to ask whether or not we should have more gender neutral awards. Then, Erica Sigurdson and David Pryde are refusing to stay seated when they debate aisle vs. window seats.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1219a Extended: Award shows need more gender neutral categories

Derek Seguin and Eman El-Husseini are not thanking the Academy when they debate if more award show categories should be gender neutral.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:51]


1219b Extended: The aisle seat is superior to the window

Erica Sigurdson and David Pryde buckle in for a bumpy ride as they argue whether or not the aisle is the superior seat for planes, trains and buses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:03]


1218: Nanny vs. Daycare & Stop and Smell the Roses

Charlie Demers and Julie Kim may need a timeout when they debate the superior form of child supervision: nannies or daycare? Then, Jon Steinberg and Simon King put a rose petal to the metal when they discuss whether or not we need to stop and smell the roses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1218a Extended: Putting kids in daycare is better than having a nanny

Charlie Demers and Julie Kim are not kidding around when they make a case for the best form of child care.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:27]


1218b Extended: We all need to stop and smell the roses

Jon Steinberg and Simon King really blossom when they answer if we need to slow down and stop and smell the roses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:05]


1217: Relationship Boss & Whales

Real-life comedy couple Mayce Galoni and Sophie Buddle crack the whip and make their case over whether or not a relationship needs a boss. Then, Erica Sigurdson and Dan Quinn make a splash when they debate if whales should be kept in captivity.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1217a Extended: Relationships need a boss

Mayce Galoni and Sophie Buddle are putting their relationship to the test when they debate whether or not couples get along better when one person is the boss.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:47]


1217b Extended: Should some whales be kept in captivity?

Erica Sigurdson and Dan Quinn aren't blubbering when they orca-strate a great answer to the question: should some whales be kept in a tank?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:52]


1216: No Dogs Allowed & Never Give Advice

Kyle Bottom and Kevin Banner unleash their arguments over whether there are certain places dogs shouldn't be allowed. Then, Kristeen Von Hagen and Sterling Scott give their two cents as to whether advice is ever worth giving.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1216a Extended: Humans need to stop bringing their dogs everywhere

Kyle Bottom and Kevin Banner are refusing to sit, stay or heel when they debate acceptable locations to bring your dog.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:17]


1216b Extended: Nothing good ever came from giving advice

Kristeen Von Hagen and Sterling Scott are filling up the suggestion box when they they debate the value of giving advice.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:11]


1215: Being Big & Small Roles

The stakes are huge when larger-than-life comedians Fatima Dhowre and Mike Delamont debate whether it's harder being big. Then, Darcy Michael and Morgan Brayton give an award winning performance arguing if any role is a good one.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1215a Extended: It Ain't Easy Being Big

Fatima Dhowre and Mike Delamont super-size their arguments when they discuss if life is more difficult if you're a large person.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:27]


1215b Extended: There are no small roles

Darcy Michael and Morgan Brayton are causing a scene when they debate if any role in a film or TV show is a good one.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:24]


1214: More Parking & Marry Your High School Sweetheart

here's no stopping for Erica Sigurdson and Sean Lecomber as they try to validate their arguments over whether or not we need more parking spaces. Then, Howie Miller and Kathleen McGee engage in the question: "Should you marry your high school sweetheart?"

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1214a Extended: Do we need more parking spaces?

Erica Sigurdson and Sean Lecomber aren't staying neutral when they tackle the issue of sufficient parking spaces.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:10]


1215b Extended: Should you marry your high school sweetheart?

Howie Miller and Kathleen McGee are gathered here to today to determine whether or not it makes sense to marry your high school sweetheart.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:18]


1213: No More Grades & New Year's Eve

John Cullen and Derek Seguin try to school one another when they argue if grades should be removed from report cards. Then, Ivan Decker and Katie-Ellen Humphries make resolutions as to whether or not New Year's Eve is the worst night of the year.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1213a Extended: Don't remove grades from report cards

Derek Seguin and comedian/teacher John Cullen are telling you to mark their words when they debate the value of grades for students.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:19]


1213b Extended: New Year's Eve is the worst night of the year

Ivan Decker and Katie-Ellen Humphries are counting down the reasons to love and hate New Year's Eve.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:06]


1212: Holiday Food & Peanuts Comic Strips

Graham Clark and Jenny Hamilton draw conclusions over whether Peanuts is the greatest comic strip of all time. Then, comedian and trained chef Ali Hassan goes toe-to-mistletoe against the one and only Santa Claus (played by Seán Cullen)!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1212a Extended: Peanuts is the greatest comic strip of all time

Graham Clark and Jenny Hamilton bring out the funnies when they debate whether or not Peanuts is the greatest comic strip of all time.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:45]


1212b Extended: Holiday food is weird and unappetizing

Ali Hassan isn't mincing words against Santa Claus himself (played by Seán Cullen) when they devour the question: "Is holiday food weird and unappetizing?"

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:46]


1211: Money Can Buy Happiness & Newfoundlanders Should Leave Alberta

Lorne Cardinal cashes in his best arguments when he takes on Charlie Demers and money's role in the pursuit of happiness. Then, Lisa Baker tries to move Brian Alyward and Newfoundlanders to believe it's in their best interest to leave in Alberta.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1211a Extended: Money Can Buy Happiness

Lorne Cardinal and Charlie Demers are making it rain as they give a first class performance answering the question: Can money buy happiness?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:25]


1211b Extended: Newfoundlanders should leave Alberta

Lisa Baker and Brian Aylward break boundaries when they debate whether Newfoundlanders should leave Alberta.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:33]


1210: French Fries & Cows vs. Chickens

David Pryde and James Mullinger mash it out over the vital question of whether French fries are the best way to serve potatoes. And if you think that was a farmed-out topic, Mike Wilmot and Nikki Payne hatch their best arguments in Cows vs. Chickens.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1210a Extended: French fries are the best way to serve potatoes

The Debaters are back in Prince Edward Island, asking a vital question about the province's identity: Are French fries the best way to serve potatoes? Comedians David Pryde and James Mullinger mash it out.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:51]


1210b Extended: Cows vs. Chickens

This one's a real barnburner: Cows versus Chickens, featuring Mike Wilmot and Nikki Payne.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:05]


1209: Nickelback & ? vs. !

Look at this photograph: Canada's most-maligned band has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Kyle Bottom tells Mayce Galoni it's time we appreciated Nickelback. Then, questions are asked and answered-loudly!-in between Peter Brown and Lara Rae.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1209a Extended: Nickelback is one of Canada's greatest bands

Look at this photograph: Canada's most-maligned band has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Kyle Bottom tells Mayce Galoni it's time we appreciated Nickelback.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:33]


1209b Extended: ? is superior to !

Questions are asked and answered-loudly!-in this punctuation altercation between Peter Brown and Lara Rae.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:10]


1208: Minimum Wage & Sun vs. Moon

The unregulated Glen Foster supplies Martha Chaves with his demands for Canada's marketplace. Then, DeAnne Smith tries to eclipse Don Kelly with her hot takes on the sun.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1208a Extended: Don't raise the minimum wage!

"That Canadian Guy" Glen Foster and Martha Chaves are putting in overtime to answer one of Canada's hottest economic questions: Should there be a $15 minimum wage?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:53]


1208b Extended: The sun is better than the moon

In August 2017, Canadians gazed skyward to see a rare, majestic crossing of sun and moon. In November 2017, they decided which celestial body was superior.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:55]


1207: Salespeople & The Fiddle

Arthur Simeon takes stock of Deborah Kimmett's uprising against supersizing. Then, Sean Cullen tries to stop Charlottetown jiggers Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines from throwing an east-coast kitchen party.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1207a Extended: Avoid salespeople at all costs

Arthur Simeon takes stock of Deborah Kimmett's uprising against supersizing.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:31]


1207b Extended: You can never get enough fiddle!

Sean Cullen tries to stop Charlottetown jiggers Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines from throwing an east-coast kitchen party.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:27]


1206: Fog & Bottles vs. Cans

Graham Chittenden will never settle with fog, but to James Mullinger it's clear why fog can't be missed. Ron Sparks gets all bottled up when Candy Palmater explains why you can't spell her name without "can".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1206a Extended: Fog is wonderful

Graham Chittenden will never settle with fog, but to James Mullinger it's clear why fog can't be missed.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:21]


1206b Extended: Bottles are better than cans

Ron Sparks gets all bottled up when Candy Palmater explains why you can't spell her name without "can".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:06]


1205: Off-roading & Introverts vs. Extroverts

Darcy Michael and Kaitlin Shuvera debate personality while Ivan Decker and Pete Zedlacher argue whether or not to stay on the road.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1205a Extended: Off-roading beats staying on the road

Will Pete Zedlacher and Ivan Decker stay on track in this off-roading debate?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:06]


1205b Extended: Being an introvert is better

Darcy Michael and Kaitlin Shuvera aren't shy to present their arguments on the superior personality trait.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:20]


1204: Mascots and Prince George

Kyle Bottom and Mike McGuire choose the superior one between Prince George (the baby) and Prince George (the city), while Sean Lecomber fights Katie-Ellen Humphries on the topic of mascots.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1204a Extended: Sports and product mascots are great

Sean Lecomber and Katie-Ellen Humphries present their animated arguments for and against mascots.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:34]


1204b Extended: Which is the superior Prince George?

The Debaters defies labels - which is why in this debate, comedians Mike McGuire and Kyle Bottom compare a royal heir to a city in northern British Columbia.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:36]


1203: Lobster & Clichés

Derek Seguin turns red when Abdul Butt lobbies against the lobster. Then, Mark Farrell thinks clichés are the cat's pyjamas, but Evany Rosen wants to be a cut above.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1203a: Lobster is the finest of dining

Derek Seguin turns red when Abdul Butt lobbies against the lobster.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:08]


1203b Extended: Clichés are out of this world!

Mark Farrell says clichés are the cat's pyjamas, but Evany Rosen wants to be a cut above.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:57]


1202: Americans in the Maritimes & Trips to the Dentist

Nova Scotia's Jay Malone opens the door to Trump-dodging Americans looking to move north, while a horrified Nikki Payne tries to shut it as quickly as possible. Then, Mayce Galoni explains to Matt Wright why he always leaves the dentist smiling.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1202a Extended: Americans, come to the Maritimes!

Nova Scotia's Jay Malone opens the door to Trump-dodging Americans looking to move north, while a horrified Nikki Payne tries to shut it as quickly as possible.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:34]


1202b Extended: Trips to the dentist should be enjoyed

Mayce Galoni explains to Matt Wright why he always leaves the dentist smiling.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:13]


1201: Moose vs. Beaver & Mani-Pedis

Moose-lover Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas) behooves Craig Lauzon (Royal Canadian Air Farce) to damn the beaver as Canada's national animal. Then, Graham Clark shows his feet to Lori Gibbs.

Download 1201: Moose vs. Beaver & Mani-Pedis
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:06]


1201a Extended: The moose is more Canadian than the beaver

Moose-lover Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas) behooves Craig Lauzon (Royal Canadian Air Farce) to damn the beaver as Canada's national animal.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:24]


1201b: Treat yourself to a regular mani-pedi

Graham Clark shows his feet to Lori Gibbs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:41]