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Canada and the UK strike post-Brexit deal

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 25, 2020

Canada and the United Kingdom have reached an interim trade deal that will extend free trade between the two countries once the UK leaves the European Union. The deal was announced by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday, November 21. Negotiations for a permanent free trade agreement will continue in 2021.

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, site selection

October Wrap-Up: Two Unicorns and Canada's top tech university

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 2, 2020

October was a great month for Waterloo’s tech ecosystem, with the region’s talent and scale-up companies taking centre stage. This month, Waterloo gained another unicorn, celebrated Canada’s top technology university and saw local companies accelerate their growth.

Here are our top stories from October 2020:

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

September Wrap-Up: Money, rankings and manufacturing

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 1, 2020

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:

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

New report ranks Canada’s fastest-growing companies

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 28, 2020

The Globe and Mail released its second annual ranking of Canada’s top growing companies last week via its Report on Business Magazine. The 400 businesses are the fastest-growing in Canada – based on three-year revenue growth – and touch on a multitude of sectors, from tech and manufacturing to fashion and finance.

“The stories of Canada’s Top Growing Companies are worth telling at any time,...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, site selection

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