The city of Waterloo is recognized as one of the country's best places to live, work and visit. It's a great place for you to call home. Known for its forward-thinking and vibrant student population, Waterloo is a safe, student-focused city.
Located 100 km west of Toronto, Waterloo is home to over 125,000 people and growing. You'll find two universities, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, an excellent symphony orchestra, parks and trails, and many in-town cultural activities. Waterloo borders on farm country while hosting a growing technology sector.