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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Waterloo Region





Waterloo

Waterloo Region: The best of all worlds



Waterloo Region is one of the fastest growing high-tech areas in Canada. It is modern, culturally diverse and progressive; it has cutting-edge businesses, fantastic live theatre, fabulous restaurants, terrific shopping, a unique heritage ... and much more! The area is known for its picturesque countryside, the annual Oktoberfest celebration, the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival and rural Mennonite culture. Waterloo Region is also a centre of high-tech manufacturing, research, insurance and higher education. Waterloo is the home of Research in Motion and Open Text Corporation, as well as the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

The region also offers great outdoor activities from canoeing on the Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River, to hiking the trails in the thousands of acres of area parks.

Waterloo Region is within easy driving distance of major centres such as Guelph, Toronto, Hamilton and London, and the US border at Lewiston, New York, is only a two-hour drive away. 

Visit www.city.waterloo.on.ca  for things to see and do! 

The Region of Waterloo

www.region.waterloo.on.ca

The City of Kitchener

www.city.kitchener.on.ca

The City of Waterloo

www.city.waterloo.on.ca

Child Care Connection

www.cccndsa.on.ca

Public School Board

www.stswr.ca/Default.aspx

Separate (Catholic) School Board

www.wcdsb.ca

Other nonprofit and government services

www.waterlooregion.org

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre (for newcomers)

www.kwmc.on.ca

Grand River Transit

www.grt.ca