Kitchener-Waterloo ​is one of Canada’s fastest growing urban centres. Well regarded as an international centre of excellence, entrepreneurship and innovation, we have been voted the World’s Top Intelligent Community. K-W is the 2n​ d​ largest urban centre in Ontario and the 10t​ h largest in Canada.

Our community is unique in that it offers large urban centre living and vibrant community life, while maintaining a sense of friendliness and cohesiveness often associated with smaller towns.

We boast two world class universities and a premier provincial college and are recognized as an international centre of excellence and innovation with such organizations as the Centre For International Governance, Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics, Institute of Quantum Computing, Google and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

We offer appealing, multicultural, community living and affordable lifestyles for our 368,800 K-W residents (568,500 Region-wide) who enjoy broad arts and culture, recreation and leisure amenities.

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