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The Old Post Office is a creative space to tinker, code, bend, sketch, fabricate and build. We invite you to innovate together - share your expertise and learn from each other’s experiences. The Ideas Blog showcases our services and highlights current trends in tech and makerspaces. Join the conversation and post your innovative discovery today, simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.


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Laser Cutter at Work
Idea Exchange | August 2, 2018
Technology can provide a multitude of revenue-generating capabilities and business opportunities. The Old Post Office Makerspace offers access to the... Read More»
Cricut design
Services | August 1, 2018
Calling all scrap-bookers, card-makers and crafters. Idea Exchange, Old Post Office has a public Cricut machine! What does the Cricut do? Well, it... Read More»
3D object in a printer
Services | July 31, 2018
The future is now! No longer the stuff of science fiction, 3D printing is being used for more exciting real world applications than ever before. New... Read More»
1890 Galt Summer Carnival medallion, front
Nicole, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Idea Exchange’s new digital library opens July 6, 2018, and with it are many exciting new possibilities. This building will have innovative... Read More»
Photographer's Computer with Photo Editing Software
Meghan, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Creative projects have a life of their own. Sometimes what starts out as simple series of photos is re-imagined as a range of gorgeous T-shirt... Read More»
Kelly, Heritage Architect for the Old Post Office
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Construction began at the Old Post Office in November 2015. This was when the many talented architects and artisans, who have poured so much time... Read More»
Book and computer binary code
Ideas | May 23, 2018
Never stop learning. Whether you’re looking for academic, professional or personal development courses, you will find them Gale Courses. With well-... Read More»
Thomas Fuller, Canadian Architect
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
When Canada became a confederated nation in 1867, our first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, launched a national campaign to bring the country... Read More»
Girl Programming Robot with iPad
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
With the advent of touch technology, portable computing, and wireless internet access, many old technologies are being reborn, rebooted, and... Read More»
Many Hands Mural
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Collaborative art projects communicate so many wonderful messages to children: “Small contributions can add up to something great.” “Individual skill... Read More»

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