Greenland® Group of Companies

The Greenland Group of Companies (GREENLAND®) is a technology enabled engineering enterprise. It includes award winning consulting firms, other strategic businesses and internationally renowned research teams that collaborate on civil; environmental; alternative energy; and software engineering projects. These initiatives include Municipal Infrastructure; Water Resources; Asset Sustainability; Smart Water Grid; Low Impact Development; Landscape Architecture; and, Public-Private Partnerships (or P3s).

For over 25 years, our unique Small – Medium Enterprise Collaborative brand has thrived to provide ecosystem goods and services on many landmark projects. This includes developing machine learning platforms and innovative web tools for net public benefit, health and wellness applications. We also strive to identify sustainable urban development solutions with a conservationist ethic. These incorporate evidence-based science; open source code and Internet-based data decision support systems; and, with adaptive (real-time) technologies that can address global climate change concerns (and opportunities).

Finally, for more than 15,000 years, Canada’s First Nations walked upon, and cared for the lands our head office calls home: namely, the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Ojibwe Nations, and many others who cared for their families and communities, the way we now seek to care for ours and operate our local & international business. Collingwood acknowledges the Lake Simcoe-Nottawasaga Treaty of 1818 and respects all Nation-to-Nation agreements that have formed relationships with the original inhabitants of Turtle Island. This includes the reality of our shared history, as well as past and current contributions of Indigenous People within our community. As a business, our employees and management team seek to continue empowering expressions of pride amongst all of the diverse stakeholders in our region. We also seek to do better, to continue to recognize, learn, and grow, in friendship and community, Nation-to-Nation.



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The Greenland Group is celebrating Collingwood being its centre of gravity for 20 years! Click here to read the latest article in the 'Live More Now in Collingwood' site

We’re excited to share that the Greenland Group of Companies was featured in the latest “Made in Simcoe County” promotional video. Our head office is proud to be located in the heart of Collingwood, Ontario, given the many local amenities and attractions this region offers.  We look forward to continue growing our team here for years to come.
The Greenland team is a proud technology contributor to EPCOR’s watershed analysis work in the City of Edmonton. Our decision support platform THREATS®, coupled with DataStream’s standardized, open access water quality data, allows watershed managers such as Steph Neufeld to make informed “science-based decisions”. To read more about our valued work in Western Canada, please click here

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NRC-IRAP

I am writing to acknowledge the completion of a successful R&D project funded by the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

Your firm’s performance on the project was excellent, and your team was a pleasure to work with.

The CANWET product that you have commercialized since the end of the project represents a strong step forward in your field, and you should be proud.

We wish you well in the successful commercialization of the technology, and the continued growth of your firm which will contribute to the Canadian economy.

Doug Reed
Industrial Technology Advisor
NRC-IRAP

July 8, 2011
 

University of Guelph

The reappearance of excessive nutrient loading in Lake Erie and the subsequent algae blooms is an extremely complex issue and is quite different in nature than the previous phosphorous loadings in the 1970s. Unlike the issue in the 1970s, there are far more sources adding nutrients to the late and these sources are diverse in nature ranging from rural to urban. In order to understand the nutrient loading, both in the temporal and spatial domains, more complex analytic and predictive tools are required in order to help policy make sound, science based, and defendable solutions.

The University of Guelph is uniquely positioned to help address the issues around Lake Erie with long standing core strengths in both the agricultural sector and the environmental field. In conjunction with our partner, Greenland Consulting Engineers, and their watershed evaluation tool (CANWETTM), we believe that we have the engineering and technology to extrapolate CANWETTM from the watershed level up to the lake basin level and provide decision-making support for the entire Lake Erie basin.

Hussein Abdullah, Ph.D., P. Eng.
Director, School of Engineering
University of Guelph

January, 26 2015
 

Muskoka Watershed Council

The Muskoka Watershed Council’s mission is to champion watershed health in those watersheds that flow into and through the District Municipality of Muskoka. There is no conservation authority in Muskoka, instead the Council is a volunteer-based organization supported by the District of Muskoka, local consulting firms, and local Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change offices.

The Muskoka Watershed Council is currently undertaking a project to understand the potential impact of climate change in Muskoka to the year 2050. In working with our municipal partners, decision support tools such as Greenland’s new CANWET-5 model could be useful in informing our watershed management planning decisions in relation to policy development, stewardship priorities and education and communication programs. 

Peter Sale
Chair
Muskoka Watershed Council

November 17, 2014
 

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