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Waterloo, Ontario is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is very close to the city of Kitchener, Ontario. Kitchener and Waterloo are often referred to together as "Kitchener-Waterloo". They are sometimes called "the Tri-City" (to include the City of Cambridge).[1] All three have separate city governments.

The University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University are in Waterloo. The headquarters of mobile phone maker BlackBerry is there.[2]


  1. Beyond the Nation?: Immigrants' Local Lives in Transnational Cultures, ed. Alexander Freund (Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2012), p. 254
  2. "Head of BlackBerry Messenger latest exec to leave company". CBC News. Feb 11, 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.