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Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017

'I kind of welcome Amazon coming into Canada,' Shopify Plus VP Loren Padelford says
By Kate Bueckert, CBC News Posted: Oct 19, 2017 6:00 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 8:35 AM ET
Shopify has announced plans to expand in Waterloo. It will move into a second office on Willis Way and add between 300 to 500 jobs. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)
Shopify is expanding into a second building in Waterloo and plans to add between 300 and 500 jobs in the next two...

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Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017

 
Tobias Lütke, founder and CEO of Shopify, an e-commerce company, is pictured during an interview after the opening of the company's new offices in Waterloo, Ont. on Oct 1 2015.
Shane Dingman
TECHNOLOGY REPORTER
WATERLOO, ONT.
March 25, 2017 October 1, 2015
Canada's newest technology darling, Shopify Inc., is making a big push into one of the country's hottest tech hubs, announcing plans to add hundreds of people to its office in Waterloo.
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Posted Friday, July 28, 2017

Team Waterloop, a group of UW students under the leadership of Jake Malliaros, left, will race their hyperloop pod, "Goose II" at the Space X competition in California in August. - Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff
WATERLOO — University of Waterloo students are thrilled. They now have a shot at racing their prototype train through a low-friction, low-atmosphere tube in a fantastical bid to change how we get around.
Goose II failed to move in a campus demonstration...

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Posted Friday, July 28, 2017

WATERLOO — You can soon use an app to pay for longer parking in one of uptown Waterloo's several surface lots.
Right now, weekday visitors can park for free for up to two hours. Starting Sept. 1, you can buy yourself more time if you need it.
"We've been trying to figure out a way for people to be able to park longer uptown for a long time," uptown ward Coun. Melissa Durrell said.
Visitors can download an app, create an account and enter their licence plate...

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Posted Thursday, July 27, 2017

 Chef Nick Benninger is ready to takes the wraps off a renovated Harmony Lunch this Saturday. He promises he’s done his best to preserve the history of the local landmark. - Bob Vrbanac Photo
He’s heard all the questions and even seen the faces pressed against the front glass trying to sneak a peek at what’s going on inside during the renovations of the historic Harmony Lunch.
When’s it going to reopen, and will it be the same?
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