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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

The University of Waterloo is building one of the largest university-based facilities in the world to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and help companies adopt AM processes for innovative and customized products.
Backed by nearly $27 million in funding and in-kind support, the lab will enable Canadian companies to tap the enormous potential of AM, commonly known as industrial 3D printing, while also further developing the technology through research.
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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

May 24, 2017 by Jeff Outhit Waterloo Region Record
Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis listen to speeches during the official opening of the Lazaridis Hall at Wilrid Laurier University on Wednesday. - Mathew McCarthy,Record staff
Mike Lazaridis speaks during the official opening of the Lazaridis Hall at Wilfrid Laurier University on Wednesday. - Mathew McCarthy,Record staff
1 / 2 WATERLOO — "It's a bit emotional for me today," Mike Lazaridis said.
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Posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017

News May 15, 2017 by Anam Latif Waterloo Region Record
 WATERLOO — New rules may soon come into play for sidewalk patios in uptown Waterloo. The city hopes to launch a pilot project soon that will update guidelines for sidewalk patios throughout the uptown and give the public realm a little boost.
Staff is finalizing a report for the new pilot project and gave the city's finance and strategic committee meeting a sneak peak at a meeting on Monday.
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Posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Waterloo Region will likely see four new affordable housing projects break ground within the next couple of years.
The developments proposed for Elmira, Waterloo, Cambridge and Kitchener will add 100 affordable housing units. The region will contribute $11.7 million through provincial and federal grants, said a staff report presented to the region’s community services committee April 25.
“I was truly quite thrilled,” said Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky...

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Posted Wednesday, May 03, 2017

News Apr 28, 2017 by Samantha Beattie Waterloo Chronicle
 A data platform launched this week at Wilfrid Laurier University is like Tinder, but for Canadian companies — a place where they can upload and share their information, stand out to attract support and investment, and grow. It’s a Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises initiative in which the federal government will invest up to $2.5 million, announced Minister and Waterloo...

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