Getting started in life, either as a new Canadian, a new family or a young worker, can be difficult in Waterloo Region. It is important that newcomers feel welcome and are able to secure adequate housing and employment in a reasonable timeframe.
Although the proportion of our Region who are new Canadians is slowly growing, we are still behind both Ontario and Canada. As well, on a per child basis, our investment in childcare is consistently below Ontario levels.
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