Not ‘just’ a technology cluster
Waterloo Region, one of Canada’s fastest-growing communities, is situated in the heart of southwestern Ontario. Its unique blend of urban and rural areas includes the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo and the Townships of North Dumphries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich. Waterloo Region provides residents with the best of both vibrant city life and country charm. Waterloo Region is a great place to build a career in technology. With more than 2000 openings and more than 700 tech companies, opportunities abound.
The region has a thriving, diverse economy. Insurance, government, not-for-profit, service businesses and manufacturing are all pistons in our economic engine.
Living in Waterloo Region also gives you a lifestyle that’s second to none.
In 2007, Waterloo was named Top Intelligent Community of the Year.
Minutes to Work
Forget long commutes; over 80% of employees live within 30 minutes of their place of employment. Saving an hour or two each day means more time with your family, volunteering, joining the area’s thriving arts community or pursuing personal hobbies like biking, skiing or golfing.
Waterloo Region boasts 4 world-class educational institutions: the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Guelph and Conestoga College. Whether you are looking for a post-secondary institution for your children, or want to pursue continuing education for yourself, you can find it here.