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The Debaters are coming to Kamloops, BC on November 12, 2019!
Nov 20, 2019: Visit Cape Breton & Weather Forecasters
d Macdonald and Patrick Ledwell try to East Coast to victory when they discuss if everyone should visit Cape Breton. Then, Jay Malone and Matt Wright are in a high-pressure situation when they debate weather forecasters.
Cape Breton is the only place to visit in the Maritimes
Maritimers Ed Macdonald and Patrick Ledwell try to keep one another at bay when they question if Cape Breton should be on the top of everyone's list when visiting the Maritimes.
The days of the weatherman and woman are over
There’s a high chance of hilarity when Jay Malone and Matt Wright question the need for weather forecasters in today's modern age.
Nov 16, 2019: Carbon Tax & City Slogans
Charlie Demers and Glen Foster refuse to look fuel-ish when they discuss the carbon tax. Then, Evany Rosen and Todd Graham try to stay civil in their debate on city slogans.
Canadians should embrace a carbon tax
Charlie Demers and "That Canadian Guy" Glen Foster, try to make each another green with envy when they question if Canadians should support a carbon tax.
Every city needs a good slogan or nickname
Evany Rosen and Todd Graham have their Peterborough audience trade-marking their words in their debate on city slogans.
Nov 13, 2019: Oysters & Alex Graham Bell vs. Alex Keith
Lara Rae and Katie-Ellen Humphries crack things wide open with their debate on oysters. Then, smooth operators Mark Farrell and Trent McClellan compare Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Keith.
Oysters are a true delicacy
Lara Rae and Katie-Ellen Humphries leave their Cape Breton audience shell shocked when they discuss if oysters are delicious or disgusting.
Alexander Graham Bell is superior to Alexander Keith
Mark Farrell and This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ Trent McClellan refuse to phone it in in their true Nova Scotian debate on who is the superior Alexander: the inventor of the phone Alexander Graham Bell or beer brewer Alexander Keith.
Nov 9, 2019: Fake Meat & Scuba Diving
Rob Bebenek and Dave Hemstad air their beefs when they discuss plant-based meats. Then, Elvira Kurt and Hunter Collins take the plunge in their debate on scuba diving.
We should all incorporate plant-based meats into our diets
Rob Bebenek and Dave Hemstad grill each other when they question if products like the Beyond Meat burger should be a part of everyone’s diet.
Everyone should take the plunge and learn to scuba dive
Elvira Kurt and Hunter Collins keep their head above water when they question the value of learning to scuba dive.
Nov 6, 2019: Alberta Should Secede & The Bachelor
Peter Brown and Derek Seguin have separate views when they discuss if Alberta should separate from Canada. Then, Nour Hadidi and Erica Sigurdson have a date with destiny in their debate on reality TV’s The Bachelor.
Alberta should secede from the rest of Canada
Albertan Peter Brown and Quebecer Derek Seguin don’t play referen-dumb in front of their Calgary audience when they discuss if Alberta should separate from Canada.
The best place to find love is on TV's The Bachelor
Nour Hadidi and Erica Sigurdson are looking for love and victory in their debate on whether or not reality TV’s The Bachelor or The Bachelorette is the best place for romance.
Nov 2, 2019: New Brunswick Ugliest Province & Parks
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder when Peter Anthony and James Mullinger discuss if New Brunswick is the ugliest province. Then, Nikki Payne and Jon Steinberg draw a line in the sand over whether or not everyone should go to the park.
New Brunswick is the ugliest province in Canada
It’s about to get ugly in Saint John when Peter Anthony and James Mullinger debate New Brunswick’s visual appeal.
Let's go to the park!
Jon Steinberg and Nikki Payne slide into their debate on the value of parks.
Oct 30, 2019: Ghosts & Pie vs. Cake
For this special episode, The Debaters are opening the vault and airing two classic debates from past seasons! Jon Steinberg and Jonny Harris go head to headstone over ghosts. Then, the oven mitts come off when Dave Hemstad and Sean Cullen compare pie and cake.
Ghosts are real
In this classic debate from season 7, Jon Steinberg and Still Standing’s Jonny Harris are in Charlottetown giving spirited arguments on the supernatural.
When it comes to desserts, pie is superior to cake
For this fan favourite from season 4, Dave Hemstad and Sean Cullen are in Toronto trying to make each other crumble over which dessert is superior: pie or cake.
Oct 26, 2019: Opinion on Everything & Horror Movies
Peter Anthony and Aisha Brown have a war with words when they discuss having an opinion on everything. Then, Allyson Smith and Don Kelly give a spooktacular performance when they debate horror movies.