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young people playing board games
Shaun, Hespeler | March 1, 2019
I was visiting some friends in Toronto not too long ago, when we decided to check out Snakes and Lattes - a trendy board game café in the downtown... Read More»
Gore Fountain
Linda, Queen's Square | March 1, 2019
With spring is on its way, now is a great time to take a fresh look at the newer buildings in Cambridge. Which buildings dating from the 1950s to the... Read More»
emoji coming out of a phone
Jessica, Hespeler | February 1, 2019
Remember emoticons? If you’re of a certain age you remember this precursor to the modern day emoji. When the word “emoji” gained popularity I... Read More»
1950s car radio
Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
On the evening of February 2, 1959, American teenagers in the central Midwest were getting dressed up and heading out for a night of music and... Read More»
Penguin
Idea Exchange | February 1, 2019
Now in its 130th year, National Geographic Magazine is possibly the preeminent magazine in the world. First created in magazine format, National... Read More»
old book with pink flower in middle
Meghan, Queen's Square | January 3, 2019
According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 564,000 Canadians currently live with dementia, a range of conditions that includes Alzheimer’s disease... Read More»
ukulele players at Hespeler
Sheridan Flietstra, Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Co-op Student | January 3, 2019
Along with dozens of other programs, Idea Exchange offers a ukulele program. Running at three locations, each group has a very different style. The... Read More»
man with lights on face
Services | January 3, 2019
If you find winter difficult, we’ve got just the thing to boost your spirits during the cold, dark months. Light Therapy Lamps are available for use... Read More»
Emergency supplies and checklist
Susan C., Clemens Mill | January 2, 2019
We’ve all been there. The lights flicker, the branches of trees madly sway, and the clouds race across the sky. There may be snow falling at extreme... Read More»
seeds and open seed packages
Emma, Preston | January 2, 2019
The first official seed swap day was held on January 26th, 2006 in Washington DC. Seed Swap Day is now celebrated throughout North America on the... Read More»

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