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Posted December 1, 2011

Economic Development

Right Honourable Joe Clark Gives Key Note to Waterloo Business Group

Waterloo - Canada's Technology Triangle (CTT) held its Third Annual International Reception and dinner last night at the Waterloo Inn, Waterloo.

His Right Honourable Joe Clark

Joe Clark, Canada's 16th Prime Minister, was key note speaker. In a reference to the Mennonite heritage and barn building nature of the area, the former PC leader made a strong statement that suggested it was a cause of Canada's good standing across the globe. "I'm very much interested in the idea of community" Clark said to the group of 300 plus business, government and institutional attendees.

The event was organized by the CTT a economic development group that sell Waterloo Region to the world. The event closed a day long visit of Ambassadorial and consular representatives from nearly 20 countries including the United States, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Brazil, India, and Russia.

The purpose was to tour the Region’s world class companies and institutions, which included Googles facility in Kitchener, The School of Architecture in Cambridge and Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo.

International Ambassadors and nation representatives listen to Steve Woods,
(far left no jacket) Site Lead, Engineering Director on tour at Google Office in
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

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