Trudeau visits Ontario’s tech industry in Waterloo Region
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Kitchener today where Google Canada will cut the ribbon for a new headquarters for its Canadian development team.
A handful of workers opened Google’s first office in Kitchener back in 2005.
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Since then, Google has steadily expanded its investment in the region and the company says the new headquarters will be home to more than 350 engineers.
Google says its dramatic transformation of the Breithaupt Block reflects its long-term commitment to Kitchener-Waterloo’s technology ecosystem.
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But prior to that, Trudeau will also be visiting the University of Waterloo and Blackberry’s head office.
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