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News Releases

May 15, 2024

Spelling Bee of Canada Celebrates 37th National Championship

May 3, 2023

2023 National Championship of the Spelling Bee of Canada

May 17, 2022

Spelling Bee of Canada returns in person to celebrate its 35th National Championship at the Toronto Reference Library

October 6, 2021
Nation’s Top Spellers Shine at Spelling Bee of Canada’s Second Virtual Championship

October 1, 2021
Spelling Bee of Canada's 34th Annual Championship Returns to CBC Sports

April 1, 2021
Spelling Bee of Canada reinvents itself for the online world


In the Media

November 4, 2023 (CBC News New Brunswick)
How do you spell success? New Brunswick finally gets an official spelling bee

May 6, 2021 (Nunatsiaq News)
Spelling Bee of Canada expands to Nunavut 

December 4, 2020 (Toronto Star)
14-year old St. Catharines student spells W-I-N at national championship

December 4, 2020 (Niagara This Week)
14-year old St. Catharines student spells W-I-N at national championship

December 1, 2020 (CBC Kids)
Spelling Bee of Canada winners on how to spell success

December 1, 2020 (CBC Edmonton)
11-year-old Muskan Jiwa of Edmonton wins national spelling bee championship

November 29, 2020 (MSN Sports News)
Mark Raspopov claims Spelling Bee of Canada Championship

November 29, 2020 (CBC Sports)
Mark Raspopov claims Spelling Bee of Canada Championship

November 27, 2020 (The Current)
Nova Scotia’s real estate boom and buying houses through Zoom, COVID-19’s impact in the Yukon and N.W.T., Preparing for the 33rd Annual Spelling Bee of Canada Championship Finals, Tanya Talaga on the power of Anishinaabe

November 27, 2020 (CTV News Channel)
Spelling Bee Superkids Spell this Sunday

November 27, 2020 (CTV News)
Canada's national spelling bee goes virtual, competitors share training tips

November 21, 2020 (CTV National)
Spelling Bee of Canada regional winner

November 19, 2020 (Durham News)
Durham students testing their skills at virtual Canada-wide spelling bee

November 17, 2020 (Richmond News)
Richmond student spells his way to national championship

November 16, 2020 (Oakville Beaver)
Oakville siblings win in the 33rd Spelling Bee of Canada Regional Competition

November 15, 2020 (CBC News)
Sudbury's Sophia Mathew heads to national spelling bee competition, after regional win

November 12, 2020 (CBC Vancouver)
Surrey, B.C., girl heads to national spelling bee after arriving in Canada 2 years ago

November 9, 2020 (CBC Sudbury)
Morning North with Markus Schwabe

November 8, 2020 (York Region)
5 things this Richmond Hill pre-teen did to become a spelling bee champ

November 8, 2020 (Global News)
W-I-N-N-E-R: Parnav Kundi one of Canada’s top young spellers