Waterloo Region

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, […]

Waterloo Region: Creative

Renowned Urbanist Richard Florida recently released his Creative City Rankings for Canada. Of course, Waterloo Region* cracked the Top 10 placing 9th in the country and 4th in the province.This area is often described as Diverse, Innovative, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. The recognition as a “Creative City” adds weight to our promotion of this area’s ecosystem of Innovation. […]

CTT Foreign Multinational Aftercare Calling Program Debuts in Germany

City of Kitchener Mayor Carol Zehr led a Team Waterloo Region delegation to Germany from June 12-21 that included: John G. Jung, CEO, CTT; Rod Regier, Director of Economic Development, City of Kitchener; and Bill Elliot, Integrative Trade Consultant, CTT. The delegation visited with the headquarters of firms with operations in Waterloo Region. This highly […]

Canada’s First Centre for Training Skilled Workers in Food Processing Draws Multinational Companies to Join Ontario Food Cluster’s $34 Billion Industry

SIAL Brazil 2012 – Economic development executives from the Ontario Food Cluster are attending SIAL Brazil, The Latin American Food Marketplace, and the related Fispal Food Service Trade Show, promoting the new Conestoga College Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) among other strengths to international companies that want to invest in Ontario’s expanding $34 billion […]

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 […]

Canada’s Technology Triangle: We’re all over the map.

            Literally. All over the map. Have a look at the figure below:   This map provides a snapshot of where Waterloo Region businesses are exporting currently. For visual clarity, only the top 10 export countries were included. The details on this map and the study it came from can […]