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News & Notices

Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Waterloo EDC is pleased to announce an investment expansion mission to the Northeastern United States in November 2017 to increase awareness of Waterloo Region’s unique value proposition. Read the full press release in the pdf below.


Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Cover of Exchange MagazineExchange Magazine interviewed President and CEO Tony LaMantia about Waterloo EDC's 2017 year, pipeline and partnership efforts locally and with Toronto-Waterlo Corridor. Read the full article.


Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017

ShopifySince 2014, Shopify Inc., the leading multi-channel commerce platform, has been steadily building its presence in Waterloo, the cornerstone of Canada’s technology Corridor. Today, the company announced that it plans to grow its full-time, Waterloo-based workforce by 300-500 new jobs over the next couple of years.
Read the full press release in the pdf below.


Posted Friday, September 15, 2017

Conestoga Meat Packers AnnouncementOntario is partnering with Conestoga Meat Packers to help boost productivity and expand its pork processing capacity by 86 per cent, creating 170 new jobs at its Breslau facility.
Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, made the announcement today in Breslau on behalf of Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Conestoga Meat Packers is Ontario's second largest pork processor and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Progressive Pork Producers Co-operative...


Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic has joined Communitech and Waterloo EDC on a business development mission in Germany this week as part of the City’s and Region's efforts to attract and grow economic investment in a number of industries, including the technology and advanced manufacturing sectors. View the full press release (pdf) below.