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    Upcoming Shows: Vancouver and Ottawa

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    The Debaters will be recorded live in Vancouver on Feb. 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., and in Ottawa on Feb. 10 and 11. Find out how you can get a ticket!

    Posted: Jan 06, 2015 4:09 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 19, 2015 9:47 AM
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  • Wednesday January 21, 2015

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    Selfies & Winning vs Losing

    When it comes to competition, is it really all that important to win? Erica Sigurdson sure thinks so but Derek Seguin figures losing is okay too. Then Bruce Clark and Peter Oldring debate the merits of selfies.

    Posted: Jan 21, 2015 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015 5:16 PM
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  • Saturday January 17, 2015

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    Limericks vs Haikus & Practical Jokes

    David Pryde and Evany Rosen debate limericks versus haikus.

    Posted: Jan 17, 2015 1:11 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 19, 2015 4:25 PM
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  • Wednesday January 14, 2015

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    Gardening & Syrup vs Oil

    Whereas flowers and veggies are readily available be it resolved that gardening is a waste of time. Sean Lecomber digs this resolution but Lori Gibbs nurtures the other side. Then Derek Seguin and Graham Clark engage in a sticky debate about exports, namely oil and maple syrup.

    Posted: Jan 14, 2015 1:43 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 16, 2015 1:15 PM
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  • Saturday January 10, 2015

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    Team Sports & Psychic Powers

    Are psychic powers real? Jen Grant thinks so but Rebecca Kohler is sceptical. Also, should all kids play team sports? Dave Hemstad thinks so but Ted Morris would rather skip the rules.

    Posted: Jan 10, 2015 4:15 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 15, 2015 10:34 AM
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  • Wednesday January 07, 2015

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    Books vs E-Books & Bribery

    When it comes to books, are you a convert to the E-version or do you remain loyal to the paperback? Comedian Diana Frances is an old fashioned book lover, but Patrick Ledwell would have you embrace the new technology. After that we're talking bribery. Montreal comedians Franco Taddeo and Derek Seguin argue whether sometimes bribery is not such a bad thing.

    Posted: Jan 07, 2015 4:44 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 15, 2015 10:35 AM
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  • Saturday January 03, 2015

    Apples and oranges

    Apples vs Oranges & Ban Perfume

    Apples versus Oranges. Master of the absurd, Jon Steinberg celebrates the apple while the passionately hilarious David Pryde champions the orange. Then Christina Walkinshaw and Peter Anthony debate whether we

    Posted: Jan 03, 2015 4:10 PM
    Last Updated: Jan 15, 2015 10:33 AM
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