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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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boy with beakers
Nicole, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
At Idea Exchange, we LOVE STEAM – so we are SO excited about National S.T.E.A.M. day, which takes place this year on Wednesday, November 8. This day... 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»
guys and gadgets
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»
Historic Post Office
Phil, Queen's Square | July 8, 2016
The terms 'makerspace' or 'digital library' can sound like buzz words, but if you watch the accompanying video showing the historic Galt post office... Read More»
Artist rendering of the Historic Post Office
Ideas | June 23, 2016
Imagine a place where the past and future meet – and it’s not just about who you are and what you do, but who you will become and what you will... Read More»
Discover the World of Making
Gareth Carr, Entrepreneur | April 6, 2016
You may have heard that Idea Exchange is renovating the Old Post Office downtown and adding a Maker Lab to its multiple floors.  You also may be... Read More»
Galt Post Office Water Street from a Souvenir Collection of Galt Postcards c.1900
Ideas | March 9, 2016
Photos Courtesy of the Cambridge Archives & Records Centre Address: 12 Water Street South, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada The old Galt Post Office is... Read More»
Galt Aircraft School, (later the Jolly Jumper factory) destroyed by fire in 1992
Linda F., Queen's Square | August 4, 2015
This is a good time to highlight some significant Cambridge architecture that has been preserved, usually by a combination of hard work on the part... Read More»
New Galt Post Office design, City of Cambridge
History | January 30, 2015
City council approves the purchase of the Old Post Office building at 12 Water Street South. The building will house a maker space, digital labs and... Read More»
Kids | October 10, 2014
Participants of the after school Art Lab program created some robots that can draw.

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