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Waterloo’s got (millennial tech) talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 13, 2022

It’s no secret that demand for tech talent is astronomically high these days. The location of quality and cost-effective tech talent is a prime consideration for tech companies looking to locate, relocate or expand in North America.

If you’re searching high and low for quality talent to fill your company’s ranks, look no further than Waterloo. According to CBRE, Waterloo’s millennial and new...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

UWaterloo is #1 for computer science in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 11, 2022

The newest edition of Maclean’s Magazine’s annual Canadian university rankings is out and, once again, the University of Waterloo is ranked #1 for computer science. The university was top ranked in computer science for program reputation and research reputation.

The University of Waterloo was tied with the University of Toronto and University of British Columbia in the top spot. These three...

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Topics: technology, talent, university of waterloo

Waterloo featured in Site Selection Magazine rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 6, 2022

It’s that time of year again. Site Selection Magazine recently released their list of Canada’s Best Locations, and for the fourth year in a row, Waterloo is on it.

So, why did Waterloo make the cut once again?

The key isn’t just talent, it’s consistency – something Site Selection recognizes by highlighting CBRE’s scoring tech talent rankings this year, in which Waterloo was named the #1 small...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

Constant Contact launches first Canadian office in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 4, 2022

Constant Contact, a digital marketing platform entrusted by millions of small businesses and non-profits, is opening an innovation lab in Waterloo. A strategic investment aimed at supercharging the company’s product development and research capabilities, this investment is the company’s first Canadian office.

“We chose the Waterloo-Toronto region for this expansion because it is Canada’s leading...

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Topics: technology, artificial intelligence, expansion stories

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