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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 22, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Food and Shopping



You will find the reflection of our vast multi-cultural heritage while eating out in Waterloo. You may breakfast on fresh croissants, lunch on Vietnamese noodles, and dine on Ontario beef. Canadian cuisine is the fruit of various multicultural influences so be adventurous and sample variety of foods available Waterloo. Moreover, if you decide to cook you can find most products you need to cook your home dishes here, in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Keep in mind that it is common for newly arrived students from a foreign country to experience some initial discomfort due to the change in diet.†

To obtain some information about proper nutrition and healthy eating habits, please contact the Registered Dietitian at WLU Health Services at (519)884-0710 ext. 3146.

Grocery Shopping

You will find numerous stores that specialize in imported food. There are many ethnic stores throughout the area. In addition, you will find a large variety of food items at larger grocery stores and at the Kitchener and Waterloo Farmersí Markets.

Visit St. Jacobs to learn more about our Waterloo market and the village of St. Jacobs