The Waterloo area is a tri city region which consists of Kitchener, Cambridge and of course Waterloo. This area boasts a population of over half a million, bustling tech sectors, the best university and colleges in the country and plenty of green space.
The 401 as well as the expanded Light Rail System make Waterloo a great place to live for those who work within the area and those who commute outwards.
THE WATERLOO AREA
The Waterloo area has something for everyone. Both downtown Kitchener and Uptown Waterloo are fast pace technology and business centers that employ a lot of professionals and a lot of young workers & students call it home.
With trendy cafes, restaurants, bars and lounges located within the quaint suburban dwellings that offer a large city experience to all those who don't live within Toronto.
University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo is often considered one of Canada's top universities and is home to Canada's top talent in terms of Computer Engineering, Business, and Medicine. The Waterloo Campus dominates the North Western part of town and is a large beautiful gothic campus.
A University reknowned for their Business and Medicine Programs that boast incredible Co-Op programs and dominate the center of the city with its ubran campus.
EASE OF COMMUTING
Waterloo is serviced by Grand River Transit which has 7 day service and will have its Ion LRT system that will take you from Waterloo to Cambridge in no time. The Waterloo area is definitely an easy place to get around on public transportation.
Waterloo is connected to other major cities and towns in Ontario by Go Transit, with hourly buses to Toronto and elsewhere Waterloo is quite a transportation hub and can take you to anywhere in Ontario.
SHOPPING & GOING OUT
The Waterloo area has a handful of excellent shopping malls; Conestoga Mall, Fairview, Sunrise Shopping Center, and Stanley Park Mall just to name a few.
There are also a lot of strip plazas and local shopping outlets spread out through out the city that cater to all the needs that one could have.
Downtown Waterloo is very rich in culture and history. It is also expansive and exciting for one to explore everything that it has to offer.
Quick Waterloo Stats
Just some information to get you more familiar with Guelph
(Waterloo Region )
Grand River Hospital & St Mary's General Hospital
Highway 401 to Toronto and London
Highway 7/8 from Cambridge to Kitchener
Sectors of Employment
Waterloo has one of the most knowledge and service based economys economies in Canada.