2019-12-17: Mini Debate Marathon

Be Our Guest!

Attendance is always free

The government and opposition will face off to debate the resolution. 

We hope you will join us at 7:30 in the Jewitt Hall of Runnymede United Church at 432 Runnymede Road.

Style: Mini Debate Marathon

Twelve one-on-one debates on light hearted topics for fun.

All may participate including visitors.

7:30     WELCOME             Opening address, introductions, question of the day.

7:45     CLUB BUSINESS    Executive reports, new business, unfinished business, positions for next debate.

7:50     Mini Debates

Speaker                                        Sign up to volunteer

 

Time Keeper                                Sign up to volunteer 

 

Mini-debates are a competition between two speakers, the Prime Minister and the responding Leader of the Opposition.

Guests and members sign up to debate any topic that is listed.

 

Timing:

Prime Minister (PM) Constructive: 2:00

Leader of the Opposition (LO) Constructive: 3:00

PM Summation: 1:00

 

The winner is chosen by a show of hands from the audience.

Sign Up Here to Participate (members only)

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

9:25    Epilogue    Closing remarks and other business

                              Positions for next debate

9:30     Adjourn    Reconvene over at The Swan: A Firkin Pub where we usually debate who                                      really won! (see map on the right).

                              Remember that we did not necessarily debate our own opinions tonight.

                              We hope you will join us for this informal conclusion to the evening.

To volunteer for a position you must be a member in good standing.

If you need to withdraw after you are listed on the agenda, you are responsible for finding a replacement. 

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Toronto Debating Society

 

A non-profit community organization interested in the power of persuasion, critical thinking, and a good debate.

 

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