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Waterloo is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 17, 2022

The newest Canadian census numbers are in and they confirm something that the cranes, moving trucks and economic growth seem to suggest: Waterloo is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada.

In previous years, we’ve reported annual estimates for population growth, which confirmed that on a yearly basis we were experiencing one of Canada’s biggest population booms. The newest data covers a...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, site selection

Waterloo’s health innovation ecosystem creates global impact

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 9, 2022

A global pandemic has gripped the business world for the last two years, and no industry remains unscathed. Unprecedented challenges and seismic changes have forced business leaders in every sector to pivot, adapt and evolve.

Arguably, no sector more so than the health sector.

For the past two years, the health sector has navigated change, challenge and uncertainty, fueling the immediate need for...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business

Waterloo EDC can help your company grow

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 7, 2022

“You never walk past an old friend to greet a new one.”

That’s something Waterloo EDC’s President & CEO – Tony LaMantia – is fond of saying. In economic development, it’s a truism that helping local companies – and local subsidiaries of global multinationals – grow is a strategic imperative.

If you’re already here, you’ve already made a commitment to our community and it’s only right that we...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, business, R&D

February Wrap-up: A storm of tech success

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 1, 2022

February brought a storm of tech funding and cybersecurity success to Waterloo.

This month, a flurry of funding raises for companies like eSentire, DOZR and RideCo descended on our community, while exciting announcements regarding research and rapid growth in Waterloo made headlines.

Here are the top stories from February 2022:

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

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