Collingwood, Ontario

more efficient and comfortable alternative to the N95 mask. And Greenland Engineering is a company that specializes in water mapping and flood mapping but also developing better water management. After declaring a climate emergency in 2019, the town developed two new positions and now have a climate change specialist and grant writer to help fund climate projects. They have also been given $500,000 over five years for green initiatives by a private donor. Saunderson says these positions are “to help make sure that we, at the town, are reducing our carbon footprint. We start by benchmarking our greenhouse gas emissions and looking at ways we can reduce that. We’ve also done a forest management study and found that we have 36 percent canopy coverage, which is very good.” Saunderson knows with hard work, more good things are on the horizon. He shares, COLL INGWOOD , ONTAR IO