TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - EY honoured his Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston with a special citation for his unwavering commitment to and support of entrepreneurship in Ontario. The 20th anniversary EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award recognizes his many contributions to Canada's rich entrepreneurial culture, specifically in the Waterloo region.
For every dollar that the Ontario government spends on the University of Waterloo, the university returns nearly nine times that amount in economic impacts to the province, according to a new independent report.
The report, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers, examines the institution’s role in driving prosperity in Waterloo Region and Ontario. It reveals that Waterloo generates more than $2.6 billion in total annual spending impacts and more than 20,000 jobs in Ontario.