|Date*||Tournament||Rd(s)||Motion (This House would / believes that / supports / regrets / opposes / etc)||Div||Style||Prep?||Host||Notes||Exact original wording|
|2021-09-30||NatSem 2021||1, 2|
THBT Canada has an obligation to provide its FNMI peoples with a standard of living equal to the Canadian average.
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||1||THW create and enforce filial responsibility laws||Sr||BP||Imp||Dal|
Filial duty laws require adult children to support a parent who may be dependent due to age, illness or financial straits. THW create and enforce filial responsibility laws
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||2|
TH, as a Latin American star soccer player, would stay in their national league over playing in Europe
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||3|
Assuming success in the US presidential election, TH as Biden would not prosecute Trump for his crimes in office
Donald Trump was the Republican president of the United States from 2016 to today. Joe Biden is the Presidential candidate from the Democratic Party that ran against Trump in the 2020 election. President Trump could be pursued in court for a number of legal issues including: tax fraud, bank and insurance fraud, campaign finance violations, bribery, negligent homicide (over poor handling of the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths) and obstruction of justice. Assuming success in the US presidential election, TH as Biden would not prosecute Trump for his crimes in office
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||4||THR the prevalence of realistic fictional crime shows||Sr||BP||Imp||Dal|
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||5||THS debt-for-climate swaps||Sr||BP||Imp||Dal|
In a debt swap the original value of a loan is discounted and sold to another creditor (person who provides credit) who takes on the debt in exchange for various commitments from the debtor (the person taking the line of credit). In a debt-for-climate swap, an NGO would act as a donor, purchasing debt from commercial banks at its face value. The debt would then be transferred to the debtor country in exchange for a specific commitment to environmental or conservation goals, performed through a national environmental fund. Basically, NGOs would subsidize the cost of debts for countries to pursue climate action. THS debt-for-climate swaps
|2020-11-07||Sodales Sr HS BP||Final||THW not honour the request for a white doctor||Sr||BP||Imp||Dal|
You are the Chief Medical Officer at a public hospital. You pass by a room and witness an exchange between a medical resident who is a person of colour and a white family consisting of two parents and a young child. The parents, seeking care for their child who is ill, request a white doctor. THW not honour the request for a white doctor
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||1||THW ban essential service workers from striking||Jr||BP||Imp||Dal|
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||2|
THW ban wearing national symbols like flags, colours, make up, costumes and sports shirts during international sports events
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||3||THP online to in-person schooling||Jr||BP||Imp||Dal|
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||4||THR computational creativity||Jr||BP||Imp||Dal|
Computational creativity is the use of AI to create new art by exhibiting behaviours deemed creative in humans. THR computational creativity
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||5|
Assuming we had access to a COVID-19 vaccine, TH, as Canada, would vaccinate its own population first rather than taking a global collaborative approach
|2020-11-07||Sodales Jr HS BP||Final|
THW routinely disclose information about high rates of adverse events to patients seeking care in Canadian hospitals
An adverse event is an event, preventable or non-preventable, that caused harm to a patient as a result of medical care. According to “The Canadian Adverse Events Study”, the incidence rate of adverse events in Canadian hospitals is estimated to be 7.5%. Many people see this as an alarming figure.
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||1||THW ban homework.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||NSDS|
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||2||THW ban unnecessary cosmetic surgery.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||NSDS|
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||3|
THBT people who have lost their homes to climate change should be granted citizenship in countries that have contributed most heavily to global pollution
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||4|
THW redistribute the best performing teachers to the weakest performing schools
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||5|
THW release inmates from prison solely on the basis of their rehabilitation and not upon the completion of a predetermined sentence
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||6|
TH would prioritize funding self-taught artists rather than traditionally trained artists.
|2020-10-16||NSDS Jr Imp's||Final||TH prefers online debating over in-person debating.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||NSDS|
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||1|
THR the rise of the gig economy (short-term contract employment of independent workers)
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||2||THW ban political advertising on social media.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||NSDS|
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||3|
THBT national policies that may have significant environmental consequences should be subject to a veto by a national level appointed panel of scientific experts
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||4|
THBT Canada should openly fund secular, pro-democracy and pro-human rights political parties and civil society groups in countries with oppressive regimes
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||5||THS a government takeover of the pharmaceutical industry.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||NSDS|
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||6|
THBT minority artists should create street art and other art in public spaces rather than art intended for display in galleries and traditional artistic venues
|2020-10-16||NSDS Sr Imp's||Final|
THW make punishment for theft inversely proportional to the wealth of the victim (e.g. the richer the victim, the lesser the sentence for stealing from them).
THR the failure of the federal gov't to effectively implement the truth & reconciliation commission's calls to action.
THBT charities and humanitarian aid organizations should not use images of graphic suffering in their advertising campaigns.
|2020-03-01||NS Tryouts||2||THR glorification of soldiers as heroes.||Sr||Worlds||Imp||SHSH|
|2020-05-15||NLSDU Simon Lono IV||4||THW ban oil production.||Sr||CP||Imp||NLSDU|
|2020-05-15||NLSDU Simon Lono IV||5|
THW require citizens to participate in contact tracing to contain infectious disease.
An alien ship makes contact with the government. They have lost their way and need help to make contact with their home planet. TH as the government would refuse and destroy the ship.
|2020-06-05||Sr Nats||5||As the CEO of Twitter, THW cancel Donald Trump's account.||Sr||CNDF||Imp||SEDA|
THW cut foreign aid to countries with a one-child policy (phrasing?)
THBT party leaders and presidential candidates should be chosen exclusively by party elites.
THBT relatives of civilians killed by the military occupation should be able to sue the soldiers responsible for their relative's death in civilian court.
As the Canadian government, THW stop the extradition proceedings and release Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
|2020-02-22||NS Jr Provs||Final||THW implement French immersion in all Nova Scotia schools.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2020-02-22||NS Jr Provs||1, 2|
THW create new seats for MPs to be elected by young voters only.
|2020-02-22||NS Jr Provs||3||THW ban single-gender education.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2020-02-22||NS Jr Provs||4|
THW allow the use of performance-enhancing drugs at the Olympics.
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||Final||THW intervene in Syria.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||6||THW not use drones in warfare.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||5||THR censorship at universities.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||4||THW legalize prostitution.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||3||THW sentence violent young offenders as adults.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||2||THR the rise of artificial intelligence.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Sr Imp's||1||THW return cultural artifacts to their country of origin.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||Final||THW build no new pipelines in Canada.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||6||THR that professional athletes are role models.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||5||THW ban beauty contests.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||4||THW require all students to learn a musical instrument.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||3|
THW make military service mandatory upon leaving high school.
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||2||THW invest in creating space colonies.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-10-18||NS Jr Imp's||1||THW ban gambling.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
THW not celebrate historical figures whose views are different from present norms.
|Sr||CNDF||Imp||SHSH||Info 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.)”|
THW trade with foreign countries regardless of their domestic policies.
THW not permit scholarships to be given on the basis of gender.
|2019-04-12||Sr Nats||6||THW use taxation to eliminate billionaires.||Sr||CNDF||Imp||SHSH|
THW preferentially hire teachers until gender equity is achieved.
THW make individuals liable for posting inaccurate info on social media.
|2019-04-12||Sr Nats||3||THR the cultural impact of professional sports.||Sr||CNDF||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-04-12||Sr Nats||1, 2||TH, as the UK, would hold a second referendum on Brexit.||Sr||CNDF||Prep||SHSH|
|2019-02-23||NS Jr Provs||Final||THW significantly increase income tax for the super rich.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-02-23||NS Jr Provs||4|
THBT in two-parent households, parents should equally split parental leave (the time taken off from work to raise newborn children).
|2019-02-23||NS Jr Provs||3||THW ban the use of animals for entertainment.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-02-23||NS Jr Provs||1, 2|
THBT public funds should not be used to build stadiums for professional sports teams.
|2019-02-03||NS Try-outs||4||THW ban gov’t funding to the arts.||Sr||Worlds||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-02-03||NS Try-outs||3||THBT there should be no restrictions on scientific research.||Sr||Worlds||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-02-03||NS Try-outs||2||THW eliminate trial by jury.||Sr||Worlds||Imp||SHSH|
|2019-02-03||NS Try-outs||1||THW revoke the UN P5 veto.||Sr||Worlds||Imp||SHSH|
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||Final||THW elect judges in Canada.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||6||THW assassinate dictators.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||5|
THW legalize performance-enhancing drugs in athletic competition.
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||4||THW lift all restrictions on scientific research.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||3|
THBT Canada should cease trading with countries with poor human rights records.
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||2||THR Canada's legalization of marijuana.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Sr Imp's||1|
THBT teachers in public schools should reflect the diversity of their students.
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||Final||THS compulsory military service in Canada.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||6|
THW require community service in order to graduate from high school.
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||5||THW ban violent sports.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||4||THW abandon space exploration.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||3||THW ban school dances.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||2||THW ban Halloween.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-10-12||NS Jr Imp's||1||THR the use of technology in schools.||Jr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
THW end the use of peremptory challenges in the jury selection for criminal trials.
|Sr||CNDF||Imp||HHMHS||Info 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.”|
This House would prohibit political donations except from individuals.
THBT Canada should employ spies in foreign countries—and use similar espionage methods—to collect foreign intelligence.
|Sr||CNDF||Imp||HHMHS||Info 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.”|
THW require the recognition of sexual identity for humanitarian aid
|2018-04-20||Sr Nats||5||THW criminalize the production of fake news||Sr||CNDF||Imp||HHMHS|
THR that some couples stay together in the name of the well-being of their children
THW prohibit the publication of public opinion polls during an election
|2018-04-20||Sr Nats||1, 2|
THBT the battle of Beaumont Hamel was crucial in the formation of the nation of Newfoundland and Labrador
|2018-03-23||NS Sr Provs||Final|
THBT social movements in democratic countries should drive social change through the courts rather than in legislatures.
|2018-03-23||NS Sr Provs||6||THR the #MeToo movement.||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-03-23||NS Sr Provs||5|
THW require individuals to pass a political general knowledge test in order to vote.
|2018-03-23||NS Sr Provs||4||THS the "right to be forgotten."||Sr||CP (NS)||Imp||HWHS|
|2018-03-23||NS Sr Provs||3|
THBT companies have a responsibility to retrain employees replaced by automation.