CTT: Going to Great Lengths for the Waterloo Region

Once again this year (2012), CTT can boast that it has gone to the ends of the Earth and beyond to tell the story of Waterloo Region, in its efforts to bring new investment, business and jobs to the Region. To name but a few of the locations that staff traveled to: Germany, Japan, Brazil, […]

Doing Business with China: Waterloo Region’s advantages

In June 2010, Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper and Chinese President Hu Jintao agreed to evaluate the potential bilateral economic complementarities between their two countries. A report was created to identify the interests or requirements of one country that can be matched by the other country. The full report, Canada-China Economic Complementarities Study, is available […]

2012 Olympics: What’s in the Water at Waterloo?

Governor General and former University of Waterloo president David Johnston often spoke of the innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Waterloo Region. People always wanted to know the secret to Waterloo’s success, they would ask him: “What’s in the water at Waterloo?”. The answer, as I have now uncovered, is Speedos. With the London 2012 Games opening, […]

Unexpected Gold Mined from SSHRC Partnerships

Stephanie Baskerville Business Development Coordinator, CTT Inc. Rob Evans, CTT’s Business Development Officer and I joined roughly twenty-five other individuals at Wilfrid Laurier University for an open panel discussion on “Partnerships in the Digital Economy”, hosted by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). With the word ‘Partnerships’ in the title, I […]

Waterloo Region – What’s inside the box?

Manufacturing in Action – May 1, 2012 Waterloo Region – What’s in the box? Innovation. Unexpectedly. And its born right here in my backyard. The Region was well represented at the recent Manufacturing Innovation Network Summit by today’s government, business and education leaders carrying on the legacy of some 150 years of modern innovation. From […]

C-11 Consider Canada Coalition Heads to San Francisco for Financial Times Global Investment Series

Canada’s Technology Triangle recently participated as part of the C-11 Consider Canada coalition in the Financial Times Global Investment Series: Focus on Canada event, held in San Francisco. The C-11 Consider Canada coalition includes the top 11 cities in Canada that are often referred to as Canada’s Economic Power-houses, namely, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, […]

Brazil: All systems are go

When you think of Brazil, what comes to mind? The movie “Rio”? Samba? Carnival? Caipirinha (a lovely but toxic drink that creeps up on you after a few glasses)? Or perhaps those skimpy swimsuits up and down the beaches of Copacabana? Some may recall the tourist images of the Christ the Redeemer statue on the […]