Literary Contest 2023: Connections

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Each summer, Mensa Canada holds an annual literary contest for poetry and short stories. The theme for 2023 is connections. You could write about relationships, networks, friends, bonds, agreements, or even the glue that binds you. The sky is the limit for your imagination! Play with this idea and make a short story or poetry, […]

PhotoCup 2023 is LOUD!

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It’s time for the annual photo contest! PhotoCup 2023 is here, and its theme is “LOUD”.  Entry deadline: June 30th, 2023. NOTE: the rules have changed for 2023, so please head over to the annual photo contest page for all the details.

TEASER: AG 2023 speakers & activities

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AG 2023: Connexion, July 14-16 at Hotel Alt Montréal We want to welcome you all to the 2023 AG in Montréal this July. The event will be right downtown at the Hotel Alt, near Old Montréal, its restaurants, and bustling nightlife. As of March 15th, we have not quite finished the event schedule, but want […]

Register for AG 2023 – Montreal, July 14-16

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AG 2023 is being hosted by Mensa Montréal, July 14-16th. This is an in-person event! After 3 years of virtual meeting, Mensa Montreal invites you for a face-to-face gathering at the Alt Hotel with its magnificent views of Montreal, located just steps away from Old Montreal. There will be conferences, workshops, games, get-togethers, and much […]

Annual Youth Summit: July 26-28

Young adults

Join the Mensa Canada Gifted Youth Group (GYG) for presentations, games, storytelling, a chess tournament, and an introduction to the new youth Discord server. This event is open to the general public, as well as our members. Visit for more info.

Register now to attend the AGM on July 17th

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This year’s AGM takes place on Zoom July 17th at 1pm Atlantic / 9am Pacific, immediately following the closing ceremony of this year’s AG. Please visit the 2022 AGM page to review the annual reports and register for the AGM by July 16th. Please note that you must be a current member of Mensa Canada […]

Register for AG 2022, online July 15-17!

AG 2022: Come The Blazes Home is being hosted by Atlantic Mensa on Zoom, July 15-17th. Join us for piles of games, a pub trivia tournament with international bragging rights, English and French speakers, and interactive workshops. (Hint: one of the workshops includes dessert.) Registration is free, and open to Mensa members worldwide and their […]

2022 Mensa Canada Graphic Design Contest

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Would you like the fame and glory of creating the next Mensa Canada membership card?  Mensa Canada is holding a Graphic Design Contest, to find a design for the next Mensa Canada membership card. Design requirements are for a two-sided card, showing the Mensa Canada logo, member name, membership number, and expiry date.  The winner […]

Mensa Photography Competition

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The Mensa International Photographer of the Year 2022 could be you! Each year, Mensa Canada holds a photography competition for its members. The winning entries from this competition are put forward to compete internationally for the title of Mensa International Photographer of the Year. Every year has a different theme to inspire the photographers, with […]