Haliburton County is being recognized by the United Nations as a Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) for sustainability.

R-C-E Advisor Jane Gray tells us what that means.

Gray also says having schools that teach skills like the arts, and green building design are key in receiving the designation.

Gray adds our county has all the ingredients to be a leader in sustainability.

She also  that the Haliburton School of Art and Design was key in getting recognized as a Regional Centre for Expertise.

Only three areas in Ontario have the designation.

More information about the designation can be found by clicking here