Waterloo Region is a thriving and unique area with a strong local economy where you can enjoy a healthy work-life balance, participate in many recreational and leisure opportunities, explore the great outdoors, savor irresistible cuisine, and experience events and festivals of all types!
Once a pioneer farming community (1800s), then a manufacturing city (early 1900s), the region has evolved to become the well-known and successful telecommunications and technology community it is today. The area has been enriched by immigration from all parts of the world making it a diverse and exciting place to live.
Some of the great things about Waterloo Region include:
Safe and healthy community
High standard of living at an affordable cost
Healthy work-life balance — 80% of commuters live less than 30 minutes from work with an average commuting distance of 5.6 km
Easy access to sporting activities and events for kids and adults
Exceptional entertainment and diverse dining options
World class academic institutions
This is a community where people say hi to each other on the street and where your kids can play outdoors. It's a place where you can make your dreams come true.