Imagine the Opportunity

Thinking about where to immigrate or where you can go, now that you have immigrated, to find the opportunities and lifestyle you want? Explore the possibilities in Waterloo Region!

Waterloo Region is a great place for newcomers to call home. It is a unique area where unspoiled nature, booming high-tech industry, bustling urban centres, renowned academic institutions and inclusive community exist side by side! The Region of Waterloo is one of the fastest population growth areas in Ontario, and therefore grows as a multicultural community every day. Currently, one in five residents in Waterloo Region is an immigrant, which ensures our region is diverse in all aspects of living. You will find a variety of cultural festivals, activities and events, a huge variety in food cuisine and the ability to meet and befriend people from all over the world.

While Waterloo Region is easy to access from many nearby large and mid-sized cities, it is set within beautiful countryside. Surrounded by three of the Great Lakes – Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and Lake Huron – and the Grand River flowing through the centre, Waterloo Region is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and others who appreciate the beauty of nature.

Here you can find quality schools, English language classes for those who need them and excellent advanced education programs offered by some of the country’s leading post-secondary institutions: University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College, for you and your children.

Waterloo Region is a great place to work and invest. It is known for innovation, entrepreneurialism, collaboration and great partnerships. It is also part of Canada’s Technology Triangle as it hosts many world leading high-tech firms such as Blackberry, Google and Open Text, along with numerous start-up companies. Waterloo Region is the home to other diverse areas of excellence and growth in Research & Development, manufacturing, business and financial services.

A range of services are available to assist entrepreneurs and businesses in the area. Located just one hour west of Toronto and is easily accessible by road, rail and air (via Region of Waterloo International Airport), Waterloo Region is an excellent location to start a business.

Willing to learn more about life in Waterloo Region and the immigration process? Visit the Waterloo Region immigration portal!

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