Welcome to the Communitech media room. Here you’ll find our latest news releases, relevant reports and media kit. For original news stories, feature articles and columns on all things Waterloo Region tech, head to news.communitech.ca.


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Manager, Public Relations, Communitech | Email Candace or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext 1027

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or call +1 (519) 888-9944 ext 1027

Media releases

  1. March 28, 2020Communitech CEO Iain Klugman to delay departure until 2022
  2. March 12, 2020Communitech names new interim chair of board of directors
  3. March 10, 2020Communitech announces 2020 cancellation of Waterloo Region’s True North Festival

Communitech in the news

  1. June 21, 2019Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event
  2. November 3, 2017Communitech announces True North Waterloo conference in 2018
  3. June 7, 2017Communitech’s tech savvy is admired around the world

Access media kit


The post-viral pivot: how Canada’s tech startups can drive the recovery from COVID-19
Innovation Economy Council. (April 2020)
Communitech 2019 Annual Report
Communitech’s annual report for the 2019 fiscal year.
Communitech 2018 Annual Report
Communitech’s annual report for the 2018 fiscal year.
Communitech 2017 Annual Report
Communitech’s annual report for the 2017 fiscal year.
Tech North: Building Canada’s first technology supercluster (December, 2016)
This report finds that a Canadian technology and innovation supercluster, anchored in municipalities within the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor could result in an additional $17.5B in GDP and 170,000 jobs.
Communitech 2016 Annual Report
Communitech’s annual report for the 2016 fiscal year.
Brookfield Institute: State of Canada’s tech sector (July, 2016)
The State of Canada’s Tech Sector, 2016 is a report produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) in conjunction with a number of key partners.
Amongst its findings were that the tech sector was directly responsible for $117 billion or 7.1 percent of Canada’s economic output, and that 864,000 Canadians were employed in the tech sector.
Startup Compass: Waterloo: The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems (October, 2015)
Startup Compass examines how the Waterloo Region ranks #25 in the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 with a population of only half a million. Its startup density is second only to Silicon Valley and a full 50% higher than its closest follower. How can such a small city compete against cities 10 to 30 times their size and how can it be so productive and effective at developing innovative technologies and startups?