Cambridge (Ontario)

Cambridge [ keɪ̯mbɹɪdʒ ] is a city in Ontario, a province of Canada.

It is located about an hour west of Toronto, the largest city in Canada. Cambridge is a three Tri -City Cities: Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo. Many of its residents work in Toronto or Bolton, an industrial city close to Toronto, where they commute on the busiest highway in the world to Toronto.

Cambridge had 2011 126.748 inhabitants per year, and like most cities of Ontario in English. Nevertheless, there are also several in Cambridge teaching in French schools. In the metropolitan area with the other cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, North Dumfries and Woolwich live 477 160 people.

Economy and infrastructure

Cambridge has a large diversification in companies. Opened in 1988, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, a plant in the city. Today, there are two works with approximately 4,500 employees in the city. Thus, Toyota is the largest employer in the city. Other large companies that have a location in the city are Process Group Inc., Gerdau Ameristeel, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Loblaw Companies Limited, Challenger Motor Freight Inc., Sutherland -Schultz Inc., Canadian General - Tower Ltd.. , Frito -Lay Canada, Babcock and Wilcox, Rockwell Automation, Tenneco Cambridge, Centra Industries and Com Dev Langdon Hall, Coronation Dental Specialty Group, Gore Mutual Insurance Co., Cowan Insurance Group and Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies are known in the service sector.


Operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board on English teaching schools. This bereibt 26 primary schools and five secondary schools that lead up to the conclusion of twelfth grade, the high school. Among the high schools include the 150 year old Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School and Southwood Secondary School; Glenview Park Secondary School; Preston High School; Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School, St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School and the Jacob Hespeler Secondary School.

The Catholic schools are operated by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. The Waterloo Catholic District School Board operates 15 primary and two secondary schools and a French teaching school in the city.


The University of Waterloo School of Architecture campus is located right on the river. The building is also known as the Tiger Brand Building. The campus next lecture halls and a library, a theater, gym and a gallery "Design at Riverside ." This gallery is one of two, with a focus on architecture in Canada, which is operated with public funds. On campus, 380 students are enrolled.

Another university is the Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Priorities of the University are engineering in robotics, process automation, communications, and information technology.

Sons and daughters

  • Adam Butcher, Canadian actor
  • Scott Walker, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Tim Brent, Canadian ice hockey player

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