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Waterloo EDC Blog

How to bring top global talent to Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 19, 2021

Canada has gained an international reputation for enabling global talent recruitment.

In fact, in early 2021, the prestigious management firm Boston Consulting Group named Canada the #1 destination for global talent. This reputation is built on exceptional business-friendly immigration programs that can help your company attract, retain and relocate the world’s best international talent to...

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Topics: technology

BlackBerry launches multi-million dollar UWaterloo partnership

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 18, 2021

BlackBerry, the Waterloo-based tech giant, has announced a new five-year, multi-million dollar partnership with the University of Waterloo aimed at driving new research-based innovation in Canada.

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Topics: technology

Risk: An Overview for Businesses

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 12, 2021

Finding the ideal commercial or industrial expansion opportunity goes beyond thinking about location, location, location. Where you choose to operate is an important decision – a combination of price per square foot and good parking doesn’t tell the whole story.

Picking a new location – either as a relocation or expansion opportunity – means having a deep understanding of an area's benefits...

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, artificial intelligence, R&D

Mapped: North America’s top food and beverages clusters

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 6, 2021

This article is part of a series that looks at the highest-density clusters in North America. This series includes entries on technology, advanced manufacturing, business services, life sciences, creative industries and finance and insurance.

There are several important factors when choosing a location for business expansion. From the availability of high-skilled talent to the overall cost of...

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Topics: manufacturing, business, site selection

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