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Upcoming Shows - North Vancouver, BC

The Debaters are coming for two shows on Feb. 7 & 8, 2023!

Feb. 3, 2023: Hand-Me-Downs Suck & Adventure Tourism

Patrick Ledwell and Rebecca Reeds put the audience in stitches when they discuss if there’s nothing worse than hand-me-down clothing. Then, Derek Seguin and Kyle Brownrigg have a daring debate on the highs and lows of adventure travel.

There's nothing worse than wearing hand-me-downs

Patrick Ledwell and Rebecca Reeds decide if discarded garments are trash or treasure when they go head-to-head on hand-me-downs.

Nothing beats adventure tourism

Derek Seguin and Kyle Brownrigg go to extremes when they take on adventure tourism.

Jan. 27, 2023: Booth vs. Table & Stupid Questions

In this favourite episode from Season 13, big laughs are on the menu when Laurie Elliott and Graham Chittenden argue for their superior seating option: booth or table. Then, inquiring minds Chris Locke and Courtney Gilmour discuss if there's such a thing as a stupid question.

When dining out, a booth is superior to a table

Laurie Elliott and Graham Chittenden refuse to sit on the fence when they debate if it’s best to dine at a table or in a booth.

There's no such thing as a stupid question

Chris Locke and Courtney Gilmour provide awesome answers when they take on the notion of stupid questions.

Jan. 20, 2023: Eating Insects & Quit Your Day Job

Well-seasoned Debaters Dave Hemstad and Nikki Payne discuss if insects are the future of food. Then, Kate Davis and Abbas Wahab work wonders on the subject of quitting your day job.

Insects are the future of food

Dave Hemstad and Nikki Payne give us the swarm and fuzzies when they take on insects as a sustainable sustenance.

Quit your day job

Kate Davis and Abbas Wahab consider all the options as they debate the question of quitting.

Jan. 13, 2023: Theatre Actors & Lefties

Are theatre actors the world’s finest actors? Sean Cullen and Bruce McCulloch upstage each other in this show business showdown. Then, it’s all hands on deck when Elvira Kurt and Kaitlin Shuvera debate if left-handedness is a blessing or a curse.

Theatre actors are the world's finest actors

Sean Cullen and The Kids In the Hall’s Bruce McCulloch bring down the house when they discuss stage actors.

Left-handedness is a blessing and not a curse

Elvira Kurt and Kaitlin Shuvera south-paws for effect when they take on being left-handed.

Jan. 6, 2023: Unfriendly Manitoba & Boredom

Bruce Clark and Matt Falk deliver Friendly Giant laughs when they discuss Manitoba’s friendliness. Then, David Pryde and Martha Chaves try to hum-drum up support in their debate on boredom.

Manitobans are not really that friendly

Is Manitoba worthy of its license plate slogan: “Friendly Manitoba”? Bruce Clark and Matt Falk put on the charm when they question if their province is truly as friendly as it claims to be!

Boredom is actually good for you

David Pryde and Martha Chaves are anything but dull in their debate on the merits of boredom.

Dec. 30, 2022: Bucket Lists & NHL Players Most Attractive

Deborah Kimmett and Simon Rakoff are seizing the day when they discuss bucket lists. Then, Hunter Collins and Kyle Brownrigg deliver a beauty of a performance on the attractiveness of NHL players.

Bucket lists are overrated

Deborah Kimmett and Simon Rakoff sky-dive into their debate which questions the benefits of making a list of things to do before you "kick the bucket".

NHL players are the world's most attractive professional athletes

Hunter Collins and Kyle Brownrigg six-pack a punch on whether or not NHL players have the best looks in the game!

Dec. 23, 2022: Holiday Decorations & Trivia

Can you ever have too many holiday decorations? Elvira Kurt tin-sels us on seasonal adornments but David Pryde believes less is more. Then, Hisham Kelati and Courtney Gilmour get down to the facts and funny when they discuss whether it pays to be a trivia buff.

There's no such thing as too many holiday decorations

Elvira Kurt and David Pryde put their talents on full display as they decide if festive décor can go too far.

It pays to be good at trivia

Hisham Kelati and Courtney Gilmour have all the answers when they take on the topic of trivia.

Dec. 16, 2022: Glasses vs. Braces & Live in a Van

Erica Sigurdson and Ivan Decker make quite the spectacle when debating if wearing glasses is worse than wearing braces. Then, Lachlan Patterson and Wes Borg hit the road in their discussion about living in a van.

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