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Homeless man on bench
Angela, Hespeler | September 26, 2015
Stories of transformation really appeal to me. They show me what it means to be fully human by telling a story about the heroism inherent in ordinary... Read More»
Woman and robot hugging
Phil, Queen's Square | September 22, 2015
There can be no mistaking the way machines have become integral to our lives. Look no further than our connection to the cell phones that have... Read More»
Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Jessica, Queen's Square | September 1, 2015
When most people are asked to name a Canadian author Margaret Atwood is the first name that comes to mind.  Ms. Atwood is certainly prolific, having... Read More»
Jolly roger pirate flag
Loretta, Queen's Square | August 31, 2015
Did you know that September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Who could resist the chance to pepper one’s conversation with the odd Arr or... Read More»
Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Phil, Queen's Square | August 4, 2015
Recent Musical Biographies Biographies are always an entertaining read: one part history, one part myth making and (hopefully) a dash of self-... Read More»
1989 by Taylor Swift CD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Leah, Queen's Square | August 1, 2015
I have two good friends who are lovely, kind and smart people and they hate Taylor Swift with a passion. I feel this is mostly because they’re on... Read More»
If I Stay by Gayle Forman book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Patricia, Clemens Mill | July 31, 2015
Books for teens or young adults, as they are referred to in the publishing world, are immensely popular, not only to teens but also to adult readers... Read More»
One True Vine by Mavis Staples CD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Phil, Queen's Square | July 27, 2015
Summer time is music festival season and while there are live concerts all across Ontario, there are a couple of upcoming weekends that should be of... Read More»
Still Life DVD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Jessica, Queen's Square | July 1, 2015
I recently watched The Grand Seduction, a Canadian film where a small Newfoundland town needs to convince a doctor to stay and live in their... Read More»
Chocolate birthday cake with candles
Emma, Preston | June 30, 2015
Celebrate Canada's birthday by taking our July Birthday Challenge! Idea Exchange has put together a list of authors, illustrators, musicians, actors... Read More»

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