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Risk: Infrastructure and Connectivity

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 11, 2021

This article is part of our "Understand the Risk" series, which looks at business risk with comparative data. Articles in this series cover natural hazards, infrastructure, economic competitiveness, stability and freedom, talent and workforce and health.

There’s a reason everyone knows the mantra “location, location, location.”

In this edition of our “Understanding the Risk” series, we’re...

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

May Wrap-up: Can Canada own the podium in tech?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 1, 2021

This month was big for research and tech. With major investments from BlackBerry into research-based innovation, as well as discoveries in antenna technology and life sciences, things are moving quickly. We’re here to fill you in on the latest.

Here are the top business and investment stories of May 2021:

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

Risk: Natural Hazards and Your Business

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 27, 2021

This article is part of our "Understand the Risk" series, which looks at business risk with comparative data. Articles in this series cover natural hazards, infrastructure, economic competitiveness, stability and freedom, talent and workforce and health.

There are no hurricane evacuation route signs to be seen anywhere in Waterloo, but we do get the occasional snow day now and then. This entry...

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

Risk: An Overview for Businesses

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 12, 2021

Finding the ideal commercial or industrial expansion opportunity goes beyond thinking about location, location, location. Where you choose to operate is an important decision – a combination of price per square foot and good parking doesn’t tell the whole story.

Picking a new location – either as a relocation or expansion opportunity – means having a deep understanding of an area's benefits...

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

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