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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 registration is open!

  • 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

  • May 10, 2019

    Taking the Startup Leap

    Mensan Diana Pederson tells us what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Hint: get some sleep.

  • April 30, 2019

    Take A Break in New Orleans

    Bob Dylan once said, “Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” Mensan Heather Simmons picks the best hidden food, drink, and music spots from her 25 visits.

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.