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Welcome to Waterloo!

Consistently voted one of Canada’s smartest cities, Waterloo is a dynamic urban centre located in the heart of Canada’s Technology Triangle. Home to BlackBerry and two of Canada’s leading universities, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, the city attracts students and thinkers from around the world. Take in a lecture at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics or tour through the hi-tech sectors that include the world-renowned Institute for Quantum Computing and the Centre for International Governance Innovation. With its rich cultural diversity, Waterloo offers visitors a unique blend of intriguing restaurants, boutique stores, galleries and nightlife.