Welcome to Excellence Canada at Waterloo

The University of Waterloo has committed to the integration of the Excellence Canada's Excellence, Innovation, and Wellness (EIW) Standard across the university as a national quality standard against which to measure and enable organizational excellence, innovation and wellness.

The overarching goal of the university-wide initiative is to advance the University’s Strategic Plan and eight strategic themes, particularly supporting the theme of a “robust employer-employee relationship.”  

Five working groups have been created across campus to address each driver within the EIW Standard:


Culture, values, governance, and obligations

Take a look at the Leadership working group


Strategic planning and goal-setting 

Take a look at the Planning working group


Service and engagement with customers

Take a look at the Customers working group


Wellness of employees and their families

Take a look at the People working group


Management of processes and projects 

Take a look at the Processes working group

  1. Nov. 5, 2019It's Gold for Waterloo!

    The University achieves Gold in Excellence Canada’s Excellence, Innovation and Wellness Standard

  2. Aug. 23, 2019 Excellence Canada in the "Beyond the Bulletin" podcast

    Episode 12 of the Beyond the Bulletin podcast is now live

  3. Aug. 22, 2019Excellence Canada Waterloo journey podcast airing August 23rd 2019

    Begining Friday August 23rd, we invite you to tune in to Beyond the Bulletin podcast to hear Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources share the Waterloo story of our Excellence Canada journey (episode 12). 

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