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Carroll, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
The Media Technology Monitor (MTM) is the highest quality media survey in Canada. Every year the MTM collects information on how we are using new and... Read More»
Female Scientist
Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
When I was a student at University I remember seeing posters in my Dean’s office that had a picture of a girl with the tagline “I want to be an... Read More»
Cupcake with Canada Flags
Meghan, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary as a nation - also known as our sesquicentennial, if you’re aiming for a high score in Scrabble.... Read More»
MORE tech
Idea Exchange | May 31, 2017
Have you heard the news? Clemens Mill, Hespeler and Preston launch EXTENDED HOURS starting Monday, July 3, 2017, opening weekdays at 10:00am! We are... Read More»
holding hands
Sarah E, Hespeler | May 1, 2017
Over the years I’ve cherished time spent with my “elders” more and more. I continue to learn from them and often gain new perspectives from our... Read More»
cherry tomatoes
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | May 1, 2017
Do you like toasted tomato sandwiches? Or fresh oregano and basil in your pasta sauces? Or fresh mint in your iced tea? I love all of these things.... Read More»
I am Waterloo Region - Rehana
Sandra, Queen's Square | May 1, 2017
If you've been on social media recently, you may have seen the launch of #IamWaterlooRegion from the Immigration Partnership Belong Steering Group. #... Read More»
Photo Credit: Linda Pieper, St Benedict Catholic Secondary School, 2017.
Caitlyn, Clemens Mill | May 1, 2017
Come out and play! In celebration of the new community park outside of the Clemens Mill location, we are launching a special new ‘Active Living’... Read More»
thank you in block letters
Shannon, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
April is National Volunteer Month, and we salute the more than 400 individuals who donate their time, ideas and energy to Idea Exchange. In 2016, a... Read More»
cartoon of a zombie
Lina, Preston | April 2, 2017
I say yes because I am one!  Recently, Phil at Queen's Square wrote an article on sleeplessness and how to get to sleep. He had some good ideas.... Read More»

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