Comunitech's Top 10 Reasons to Live Here

Affordable living

  • Inexpensive housing
  • Comparative salaries and wages to Ottawa and Toronto
  • Highly competitive cost of living

You can get "there" from "here"

  • The local airport is international and offers several flights to many destinations
  • It's a one-hour drive to Canada's busiest airport, Toronto Pearson International
  • Pending traffic, it's a one-hour drive to downtown Toronto

Opportunities for you and your family

  • Opportunities for you to partner in tech, insurance, not-for-profit, education and service businesses
  • Over 30 minor sports organizations in the region as well as music, arts, drama, museums and more

It's ready-made for outside living

  • There are more than 3,000 acres of parks and six conservation areas
  • The region boasts 22 golf courses
  • The Grand River is the world's best managed waterway

The area offers urban and country living

  • Trendy lofts, revitalized warehouse districts and new buildings in downtown cores
  • Three urban core locations (Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo)
  • Suburban neighbourhoods - old and new
  • Rural country settings minutes from town complete with a thriving Mennonite community
  • Eighty per cent of residents live within a 30-minute drive to work

Cultural festivals and creative spaces

  • The region is home to more than 60 arts, culture and heritage festivals and galleries

It's all here

  • Cool jobs. Hot technology. Top companies. What more could you ask for?

It's a high-tech haven

  • Over 500 tech companies are located in Waterloo region including Google, IBM, Shopify, Desire to Learn, OpenText and more

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