Kitchener Forklift Training - Kitchener city is a vibrant community based in the industrial and business based cosmopolitan region of Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, Canada. German Mennonite farmers established the city as a German Company Tract. These farmers fled to the Upper Canada region in pursuit of religious freedom after the American Revolutionary War.
Kitchener has many natural and scenic attractions which can offer its tourists, because of its proximity to the the glacial topography on the landscape and the Grand River. The most common natural tourist attractions comprise McLennan, Kiwanis and the Victoria Parks; Bingemans, a 200-acre beautiful camping resort situated along the Grand River; Chicopee Ski Club, the snowboard and ski centre of Ontario; Chicopee Tube Park; and Grand Valley Trails, an extensive trail system which is spread all around hundreds of kilometers.
Various cultural tourist attractions in the city include the international arts festival held by the Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area (CAFKA); the innovative and adventurous Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound; the IMPACT theatre festival, a global theater festival that features shows from around the globe; the Multicultural Festival, a summer festival which commends ethnic diversity; and the Expressions of Social Justice Festival, which aims to bring to light problems in social justice through film.
The financial system of the city has been historically based in the business of manufacturing. Now, this trend still remains because the automotive industry is the top industry in the area. Knowledge creation cluster and education ranks as the 2nd strongest industry within the city, dominated by the two universities in the Conestoga College and the Kitchener-Waterloo area. This trend is likely to continue with the opening of the University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy on King Street.
Kitchener city's four municipal business parks--the Grand River West Business Park, the Huron Business Park, Bridgeport Business Park, and the Lancaster Corporate Centre-also provide significant contributions to the local economy. However, the ongoing revival of "Centre Block", the city's downtown is intended to attract companies to invest in Kitchener city and provide economic diversity.