Region of Waterloo
Immigrants from all over the world have made Waterloo Region their home. Just an hour's drive from Toronto, the area offers a mix of modern cities and beautiful countryside.
Waterloo Region is home to over 500,000 people and is made up of three bustling cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo, plus four scenic predominantly rural townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.
The region has historic landmarks, a broad selection of excellent restaurants, thriving farmers' markets, art galleries, museums, antique shops, factory outlets and walking trails along the Grand, which is a designated Canadian Heritage River. The entertainment scene offers a wealth of live theatre, concerts by local and visiting artists, and performances by the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.
Waterloo Region is distinguished by exceptional access to quality post-secondary education institutions like the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and world-class skills and talent.
It’s an active, thriving place to live, work, study and invest. Explore your possibilities at Waterloo Region municipal immigration portal.
For more information on housing costs and trends, please visit the section for Waterloo Region (Cambridge) on the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) website.
A diverse, exciting community, Waterloo’s residents enjoy the region’s high living standards and rich culture shaped by immigration from all parts of the world. Newcomers can choose to live in a mid-sized city community or the countryside.
|Proximity to Toronto||98.4 km||107 km||113 km|
|Proximity to Toronto||114 km||135 km||121 km||112 km|
*Single detached dwelling
|Key industries||Advanced technology|
The Waterloo Region municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns of OntarioImmigration.ca section of OntarioImmigration.ca for other municipal immigration portals.