A new showcase facility for skilled trades education is set to open in Waterloo Region. In late November, Conestoga College announced the $33.5 million purchase of a 250,000 square foot facility, with plans to consolidate all trades programming under one roof.
Alexander Wong, co-founder of DarwinAI, wants to “democratize” artificial intelligence, so that many more companies and businesses can take advantage of it.
The company is a spinoff from research at the University of Waterloo, where Wong is an Associate Professor in Systems Design Engineering and a Canada Research Chair working in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). He and his...
A new report has ranked Waterloo fourth overall for tech talent and first in Canada for tech talent quality. The annual CBRE “Canada Scoring Tech Talent 2019” report grades communities in Canada in nine categories covering talent availability, quality of labour and cost competitiveness.
Here are 3 key takeaways from the report:
Waterloo often has a lot to celebrate when “report season” comes around, but this month was particularly exciting. With newly published reports bolstering our post-secondary institutions, tech talent and local business ecosystem, November was a big month!