The University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) can claim Canada’s top computer science, engineering and mathematics programs, according to Maclean’s Magazine – Canada’s premier current affairs magazine. This result further cements the UWaterloo reputation as Canada’s top technology university.
This is part of a Waterloo EDC series called “5 Charts: Waterloo Versus” that compares our community with some of American’s top tech hubs, including Austin, Texas; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Columbus, Ohio; Salt Lake City, Utah and Phoenix, Arizona. You can find a full summary here.
We often compare Waterloo’s exceptional tech credentials to other major cities in Canada like Toronto and...
COVID-19 has changed a lot, but it isn’t likely to change where corporations locate their HQs.
At least, that’s what famed business expert Richard Florida had to say in a new article for the Harvard Business Review. The crux of his argument: the short-term effects of COVID are unlikely to undo the long-term trend of America’s largest companies keeping their corporate HQs in America’s largest...
As we step into autumn, September successes demonstrate the incredible adaptability of Waterloo’s manufacturing sector and the high growth of some of our tech ecosystem’s shining stars.
Here are the top business and investment stories from September 2020: