The Canadian Mind Sports Association in the news

Our memory and math champions are now all over the place! We hope that this exposure will convince at least a few people to start learning some new skills. “See what you can do, you’d be surprised” is one of the messages they intend to repeat as often as possible

  • Memory champion Braden Adams on Global News
  • In The Vancouver Sun and The Province
  • On CityNews
  • On CTV News
  • On CBC radio
  • On The Star Vancouver
  • On 1310 News Ottawa (Sept 21 show, hour 1, from 9:12 to 18:20)
  • On Kiss Radio
  • On the Magnetic Memory Podcast.
  • (In French) An interview with mental math champion Jean Béland published in Le Soleil of Quebec city, Le Droit of Gatineau, Le Nouvelliste of Trois-Rivières, La Tribune of Sherbrooke, Le Quotidien of Saguenay and La Voix de l’Est of Granby. He made the front page in at least one case.
  • (In French) Another interview with Jean Béland on radio 107.7 Estrie (you need to look for the September 20 program to find the link)
  • An interview and a demonstration with competitor Ezequiel Valenzuela and organizer Francis Blondin on Global News Montreal
  • Francis Blondin on CBC radio.
  • Francis Blondin on the CBC website. A written interview about the different “types of memory” and about how to improve your memory skills.
  • (In French) On Radio-Canada Première
  • (In French) In Le Forum, the newspaper of the University of Montreal, an article about the art of memory, about the second place performance of physics teacher Patrick Dufour and about a conference presented by Francis Blondin.
  • (In French) An article in the Journal de Montréal about a huge cubing competition organized in Montreal by CMSA board member Valérie Grenon along with Canadian Cubing and others 
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