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The fastest growing communities in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 4, 2019

A new report from Statistics Canada lists the fastest growing urban areas in Canada. The most surprising findings? First, the top five fastest growing cities and communities are in Ontario. Second, Canada’s biggest cities – Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver – couldn’t crack the top 10. Which communities made the top five?

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Topics: technology, talent, site selection

News round-up: 10 great Waterloo business and investment stories from March 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 1, 2019

There was a lot of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month, including investment and expansion announcements from numerous tech and robotics companies, an exciting new global product launch from Google Canada’s Waterloo office and more.

Here are 10 great business and investment stories:

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Topics: security, technology, financial services, artificial intelligence, site selection

3 reasons DESCH opened their North American Headquarters in Waterloo, Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 21, 2019

DESCH began as a German owner-operated family company more than 100 years ago and is now a global company specializing in advanced mechanical and plant engineering, serving the oil and gas, construction, mining, and marine industries. When looking to expand into North America, DESCH found a home in Waterloo, Canada.

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Topics: manufacturing, talent, site selection

Four ways locating in Waterloo gives you unrivaled access to a global market

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 12, 2019

This is an era of unprecedented uncertainty for businesses that depend on global market access to sell their products. The world’s two biggest economies the United States of America and China are in the midst of a trade war. The world’s fifth largest economy the United Kingdom – is coming perilously close to exiting the European Union without a trade deal, which will have significant...

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Topics: manufacturing, automotive, site selection

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