• During his visit to Waterloo in October 2005, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that most years they hire more students out of Waterloo than any university in the world.

  • McGill University's School of Computer science has 19 research labs including Crypto & Quantum Info, Mobile Robotics, Distributed Simulation and more.

  • The Loyola Computer Science Department, which became part of Concordia University's Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, was the first to offer a Computer Science degree program in Quebec.

  • University of Alberta's Department of Computing Science created one of the best-selling poker programs in the world.

  • A University of Waterloo Computer Science graduate has gone on to become the youngest professor ever at MIT.