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Welcome to Mensa

Mensa, the high IQ society, welcomes people from every walk of life with IQs in the top 2 percent of the population. The organization’s purposes are to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity, to encourage research in the nature, characteristics and uses of intelligence, and to promote stimulating intellectual and social opportunities for its members. It provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members,
who enjoy each other’s company while participating in a wide range of social and cultural activities.

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  • May 31 - June 2, 2019

    AG 2019 – Register Now for Montreal

    Mensa Montreal is hosting the next AG (Annual Gathering) at the McGill Convention Centre. The theme is “Passion”, and early registration is on now!

  • June 1 - June 1, 2019

    Mensa Test for Montreal

    The next Mensa test in Montreal is scheduled for June 1st 2019, Saturday. English and French testing will be held in the afternoon, exact time to be confirmed.

Latest News

  • March 19, 2019

    Teaching, Learning, or Both?

    You know you’ve learned something when you can teach it. Lynne Butler explains how she used 33 years of experience to teach a young man to be a lawyer.

  • March 12, 2019

    AI: China’s challenge; Canada’s opportunity

    China’s funding and lack of privacy will help it capture $7 trillion in AI benefits by 2030, to North America’s $3.7 trillion. How can Canada lead the way in AI?

Are you Mensa material?

Are you wondering if you’ve got what it takes to join Mensa? You can try the Mensa Workout anytime courtesy of Mensa International, and when you’re ready, arrange to take the actual Mensa Canada entrance test in a community near you.

The benefits of membership

Making new friends and finding intellectual stimulation are givens, but what may be even more important is the feeling of belonging that grows when you are surrounded by honest-to-goodness peers – people who are unique, yet paradoxically, are very much like you: inquisitive, fun-loving, open to new ideas and alternative viewpoints, and well-read.

Mensa Canada membership benefits include:

  • socializing & friendship
  • networking / international contacts
  • newsletters and magazines
  • special interest groups
  • annual national & regional gatherings
  • online discussion groups
  • an edge in career prospects
  • help for gifted children

Thinking about joining? See the Join page for more info.