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No, Waterloo Region doesn’t have Canada’s longest commutes

Incomplete data, or not fully-understood data, can lead to some pretty faulty conclusions.

On Wednesday, 570 News published an unbelievable headline: “Waterloo Region has the longest commute time in the country.” The article cites a new study from traffic app Waze, claiming the average commute time in Waterloo is 53 minutes, nearly double that of Toronto, where it was 31 minutes.

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