Waterloo EDC Blog

5 charts that prove the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor is a top tech hub

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 17, 2022

Waterloo is an extraordinary place for business, technology and discovery. Our world-class institutions, tech credentials, entrepreneurial spirit, bold leaders and diverse workforce all combine to position us as an advantageous destination to land, expand and grow your business. We’ve told our story before.

One of Waterloo’s stand-out value propositions – one that often gets lost in our...


Topics: technology, ecosystem, 5 charts

Canada is the fastest growing country in the G7

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 9, 2022

The newest data from Statistics Canada has confirmed that Canada remains the fastest-growing country in the G7. In fact, our population grew at almost twice the rate of other G7 countries.

In the spring of 2021, Canada’s agency for the collection of demographic, economic, social and cultural data completed a new census of the population – the first since 2016. As they roll out the results,...


Topics: ecosystem, quality of life, immigration

Waterloo’s new leaders on revitalizing our tech ecosystem

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 18, 2021

The best ecosystems are those that embrace change. It is understood that change is more opportunity than threat and that the best way to adapt is to seek new voices, expertise and perspectives.

Waterloo has a history of change. An industrial community for 150 years, our business ecosystem is as well-known for tech innovation as it is manufacturing these days. To become Canada’s most dynamic tech...


Topics: technology, Q&A, ecosystem

Waterloo tops CBRE list of North America's small tech talent markets

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 13, 2021
The newest CBRE "Scoring Tech Talent" report has identified Waterloo as the #1 small tech talent market in North America.
The report, which CBRE releases annually, is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, cost and quality for highly skilled tech workers in North America. The top-50 markets in the United States and Canada were ranked according to their competitive advantages...

Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

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