The 2020 All-Ontario Bantam AAA Championship is being held by the Waterloo Wolves. The Wolves were the 2019-20 regular season Alliance – East Division Champions. The Wolves have had a great season thus far and are ranked in the Top 16 for Bantam teams in Ontario. The Wolves are also a volunteer partner for the Kitchener Ice Pirates, a special needs hockey program from the Kitchener/Waterloo area.
The Bantam AAA Waterloo Wolves are enjoying yet another successful year and hope to advance to the All-Ontario’s as an Alliance champion. They will then set their sights on winning a medal at the All-Ontario Bantam AAA Championship, as this year’s host.
The city of Waterloo is extremely excited to be hosting this year’s championship and are hoping they can showcase their city while on route to a championship. Here are a few interesting facts about the Waterloo area:
Waterloo is known as the “MIT of the North” with comparisons drawn to California’s Silicon Valley with their presence in the tech industry. Blackberry, Aeron Labs, Descarte Systems and Vidyard are a few notable tech companies that started in the Waterloo area.
- The city of Waterloo has been named in the Top 10 for most desirable cities in Canada to live in according to MoneySense magazine.
- The home to University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier and Conestoga College
- Home to the 3 famous think tanks Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Institute for Quantum Computing and Centre for International Governance as well as the head offices for insurance giants Sunlife and Manulife.