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Date*TournamentRd(s)Motion (This House would / believes that / supports / regrets / opposes) DivStylePrep?HostNotesExact original wording
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp'sFinalTHW intervene in Syria.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's6THW not use drones in warfare.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's5THR censorship at universities.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's4THW legalize prostitution.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's3THW sentence violent young offenders as adults.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's2THR the rise of artificial intelligence.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Sr Imp's1THW return cultural artifacts to their country of origin.SrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp'sFinalTHW build no new pipelines in Canada.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's6THR that professional athletes are role models.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's5THW ban beauty contests.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's4THW require all students to learn a musical instrument.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's3
THW make military service mandatory upon leaving high school.
JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's2THW invest in creating space colonies.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-10-18NS Jr Imp's1THW ban gambling.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr NatsFinal
THW not celebrate historical figures whose views are different from present norms.
SrCNDFImpSHSHInfo slide type addendum to motion: “(e.g., we should refuse to celebrate Nellie McLung’s contribution to Canadian public life because of her views on eugenics.)”
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2019-04-12Sr NatsSemi
THW trade with foreign countries regardless of their domestic policies.
SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr NatsQtr
THW not permit scholarships to be given on the basis of gender.
SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr Nats6THW use taxation to eliminate billionaires.SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr Nats5
THW preferentially hire teachers until gender equity is achieved.
SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr Nats4
THW make individuals liable for posting inaccurate info on social media.
SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr Nats3THR the cultural impact of professional sports.SrCNDFImpSHSH
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2019-04-12Sr Nats1, 2TH, as the UK, would hold a second referendum on Brexit.SrCNDFPrepSHSH
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2019-02-23NS Jr ProvsFinalTHW significantly increase income tax for the super rich.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-02-23NS Jr Provs4
THBT in two-parent households, parents should equally split parental leave (the time taken off from work to raise newborn children).
JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-02-23NS Jr Provs3THW ban the use of animals for entertainment.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2019-02-23NS Jr Provs1, 2
THBT public funds should not be used to build stadiums for professional sports teams.
JrCP (NS)PrepSHSH
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2019-02-03NS Try-outs4THW ban gov’t funding to the arts.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2019-02-03NS Try-outs3THBT there should be no restrictions on scientific research.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2019-02-03NS Try-outs2THW eliminate trial by jury.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2019-02-03NS Try-outs1THW revoke the UN P5 veto.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp'sFinalTHW elect judges in Canada.SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's6THW assassinate dictators.SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's5
THW legalize performance-enhancing drugs in athletic competition.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's4THW lift all restrictions on scientific research.SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's3
THBT Canada should cease trading with countries with poor human rights records.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's2THR Canada's legalization of marijuana.SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Sr Imp's1
THBT teachers in public schools should reflect the diversity of their students.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp'sFinalTHS compulsory military service in Canada.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's6
THW require community service in order to graduate from high school.
JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's5THW ban violent sports.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's4THW abandon space exploration.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's3THW ban school dances.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's2THW ban Halloween.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-10-12NS Jr Imp's1THR the use of technology in schools.JrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-04-20Sr NatsFinal
THW end the use of peremptory challenges in the jury selection for criminal trials.
SrCNDFImpHHMHSInfo slide: “Peremptory challenges permit lawyers to reject a certain number of potential jurors without giving a reason. Challenges can be used by defence lawyers to dismiss prejudicial jurors, by prosecutors to dismiss jurors unlikely to convict, or for other reasons.” Motion: “This House would end the use of peremptory challenges in the jury selection for criminal trials.”
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2018-04-20Sr NatsSemi
This House would prohibit political donations except from individuals.
SrCNDFImpHHMHS
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2018-04-20Sr NatsQtr
THBT Canada should employ spies in foreign countries—and use similar espionage methods—to collect foreign intelligence.
SrCNDFImpHHMHSInfo slide: “The Canadian Security and Intelligence Service only collects information relating to the political or economic activities of foreign states within Canada, making Canada the only G7 country without a foreign intelligence service using human sources to gather information abroad.” Motion: “This House believes that Canada should employ spies in foreign countries—and use similar espionage methods—to collect foreign intelligence.”
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2018-04-20Sr Nats6
THW require the recognition of sexual identity for humanitarian aid
SrCNDFImpHHMHS
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2018-04-20Sr Nats5THW criminalize the production of fake newsSrCNDFImpHHMHS
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2018-04-20Sr Nats4
THR that some couples stay together in the name of the well-being of their children
SrCNDFImpHHMHS
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2018-04-20Sr Nats3
THW prohibit the publication of public opinion polls during an election
SrCNDFImpHHMHS
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2018-04-20Sr Nats1, 2
THBT the battle of Beaumont Hamel was crucial in the formation of the nation of Newfoundland and Labrador
SrCNDFPrepHHMHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr ProvsFinal
THBT social movements in democratic countries should drive social change through the courts rather than in legislatures.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr Provs6THR the #MeToo movement.SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr Provs5
THW require individuals to pass a political general knowledge test in order to vote.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr Provs4THS the "right to be forgotten."SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr Provs3
THBT companies have a responsibility to retrain employees replaced by automation.
SrCP (NS)ImpHWHS
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2018-03-23NS Sr Provs1, 2THBT universities should not restrict freedom of speech.SrCP (NS)PrepHWHS
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2018-02-11NS Try-outs3
THW require defendants in criminal trials to be represented exclusively by public defenders.
SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2018-02-11NS Try-outs2THR the media's intrusion into the private lives of politicians.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2018-02-11NS Try-outs1THW require quotas of women in democracies.SrWorldsImpSHSH
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2018-02-24NS Jr ProvsFinal
THBT comedic political satire has become the most effective means of political opposition.
JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2018-02-24NS Jr Provs4
THW allow junior high students to choose all their own courses.
JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2018-02-24NS Jr Provs3THR war toys for children.JrCP (NS)ImpSHSH
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2018-02-24NS Jr Provs1,2THW host the Olympic Games in a permanent location.JrCP (NS)PrepSHSH
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2018-01-06Débats Acadie4
THR the portrayal of the developing world in the fundraising campaigns of charitable organizations
SrCP (NS)ImpJHGJr/Sr Combined-Bilingue
Cette assemblé regret la réprésentation du monde au dévélopement des campaignes de levée de fonds des organizations charitables.
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2018-01-06Débats Acadie3THR the rise of the sharing economySrCP (NS)ImpJHGJr/Sr Combined-Bilingue
Cette assemblé regret l'essor de l'économie de partage
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2018-01-06Débats Acadie1,2
Should awards organisations grant awards to those accused of sexual assault?
SrCrs-ExPrepJHGJr/Sr Combined-Bilingue
Should awards organisations (Oscars, Grammys, etc.) grant awards to those accused of sexual assault? / Les organisations d'honneur (Oscars, Grammys, etc.) devraient-ils accorder des prix aux personnes accusées d'agression sexuelle?
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2017-11-24Oxford CupFinalTHR granting immunity to Robert Mugabe.SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-24Oxford CupSemiTH, as humanity's leaders, would hand over control to the AI.SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup6
THW ban family members of politicians from running for political office.
SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr Combined
THW ban immediate family members of high-ranking politicians (past or present) from running for political office.
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup5
TH prefers to have women in the role of villains in movies and fictional media.
SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr CombinedTH prefers to have women in the role of villains rather than heroines in movies and fictional media.
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup4THBT Japan should redevelop its offensive military capabilities.SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup3
THW restrict R&D of technologies that would replace human jobs.
SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr CombinedTH, as the government, would severely restrict R&D of technologies and machines that would replace human jobs.
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup2THR the reverence of real-life heros.SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr Combined
THR the reverence of real-life heros. (for example: Winston Churchill, Ghandi, Mandela)
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2017-11-24Oxford Cup1
THW require parental permission for children to have social media.
SrBPImpSwHJr/Sr CombinedTHW require parental permission for children under the age of 18 to open a social media account.
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2017-11-03Dal HS BPFinalTHBT the US should remove all public monuments to former slave owners.SrBPImpDalSr Final
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2017-11-03Dal HS BPFinalTHW ban violent sports.JrBPImpDalJr Final
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2017-11-03Dal HS BP4THBT the USA should invade North Korea.SrBPImpDalJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-03Dal HS BP3THW pay teachers based on their students’ academic performance.SrBPImpDalJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-02Dal HS BP2THW impose higher taxes on junk food. SrBPImpDalJr/Sr Combined
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2017-11-02Dal HS BP1THBT Canada should implement direct democracy. SrBPImpDalJr/Sr Combined
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2017-10-28NS Imp's1,2THW hold parents accountable for their child's bullying.JrCrs-ExImpHGSShould parents be held accountable for their child's bullying?
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2017-10-28NS Imp's3,4THW block social media sites from school WiFi.JrCrs-ExImpHGSShould social media sites be blocked from school WiFi?
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2017-10-28NS Imp's1,2THR the celebration of Canada 150.SrAcadImpHGS
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2017-10-28NS Imp's3,4THBT trade protectionism is necessary.SrAcadImpHGS
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THW adopt a universal language.SrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THR the fear of death.SrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THBT NATO should not defend Eastern European non-member states.SrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THBT feminists in the developing world should not rely on Western feminism.SrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THW impose a cap on parents' spending on their children.JrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THW make developmental aid dependant on environmental sustainability.JrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-21McGill HS BP?THW grant athletes citizenship to play on national sports teams.JrBPImpMcGill
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2017-10-10NatSem1THW hold pro sports leagues liable for players' brain damage.SrBPImpTCSThis House would hold professional sports leagues liable when players suffer traumatic brain injuries causing permanent disability.
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2017-10-10NatSem2THS free university tuition.SrBPImpTCS
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2017-10-10NatSem1,2THS a national referendum on electoral reform in Canada.SrCNDFPrepTCS
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2017-10-10NatSem3THW ban the publication of excessively violent crimes.SrCNDFImpTCS
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2017-10-10NatSem4THS the removal of culturally inappropriate sports team names.SrCNDFImpTCS
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2017-04-21Super Nats1,2THW repeal legislation on pharmaceutical patents in CanadaSrCNDFPrepWPGAFrench DebateCette maison éliminerait la législation sur les brevets pharmaceutiques au Canada
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