World Refugee Day an occasion to celebrate Waterloo region's dynamic innovation ecosystem

Thursday, June 22, 2017

As many are aware, World Refugee Day took place this past Tuesday, June 20. On Wednesday, CPA Director, Paul Heidebrecht, wrote a letter to the editor of the Waterloo Region Record reflecting on

the demonstrated potential of this region to innovate solutions to the refugee crisis. Perhaps most significantly, he called readers to continue our innovative legacy, noting the desperate need for more breakthroughs, considering the complexity and scale of the problem.

“Is there another community better placed than Waterloo Region to spark, test, and implement these breakthroughs?” he asked.

Read Wednesday’s article by Paul Heidebrecht in the Record.