Waterloo, Ontario

city in Ontario, Canada

Waterloo, Ontario is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is very close to the city of Kitchener, Ontario. Kitchener and Waterloo are often referred to together as "Kitchener-Waterloo", or "KW". They are sometimes called "the Tri-City" (to include the City of Cambridge).[1] All three have separate city governments.

View of uptown Waterloo, Ontario

The University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University are in Waterloo. The headquarters of mobile phone maker BlackBerry is there.[2]

Location Of Waterloo

Waterloo has a population of 97,475 (as of 2006). University of Waterloo is marked the 4th best university in Canada. (Wilfred Laurier is 30th)[3]


  1. Beyond the Nation?: Immigrants' Local Lives in Transnational Cultures, ed. Alexander Freund (Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2012), p. 254
  2. "Head of BlackBerry Messenger latest exec to leave company". CBC News; Kitchener-Waterloo. CBC News. Feb 11, 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
  3. Top Universities in Canada.