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Simpsons Clouds
Jessica, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
Throughout its almost thirty-year record breaking run, the animated show The Simpsons has changed the pop culture landscape. Even if you’re not a fan... 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»
parlez-vous francais
Tina, Preston | June 1, 2017
I promised that when I had children I would speak French to them. I didn’t. However, recently I’ve had great opportunities to “parler français” to... 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»
World Refugee Month
Programs + Events | May 29, 2017
Are you waiting for spring to end, and summer to begin? We have some exciting opportunities and events at Idea Exchange to help the month of June fly... Read More»
Mya Kidson | May 19, 2017
Step into the Darkness Emma Jensen and her friends had been daredevils all their lives. They jumped off high cliffs, roller bladed down steep... Read More»
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Lee, Clemens Mill | May 19, 2017
With Winter behind us and Spring in full bloom, it’s time to start thinking about SUMMER!!! Idea Exchange is once again offering our version of the... Read More»
mom and son with laptop
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 19, 2017
When I’m home with my kids, often I spend my days holding onto the acceptable limit of ‘screen time’ as a coveted resource – I don’t want to use it... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Summer 2017
Idea Exchange | May 19, 2017
The Summer 2017 edition of Idea Exchange Magazine is here! We’re kicking off the season by offering MORE than ever. Read about new extended hours,... Read More»

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