Certifications & Awards
The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice is a national award program that recognizes and promotes the best employers in the Canadian recreational boating industry.
Oak Bay Marine Group received Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2022 award in the Emerging category from Waterstone Human Capital. This national program annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that have helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
Oak Bay Marine Group was awarded the Sustainable Business Practices Award which honours a business that demonstrates sustainable business practices in their own operations; raises environmental awareness; demonstrates leadership and commitment to sustainable development and energy conservation and shows how these practices benefit the regional environment; and exhibits a commitment to the community; and demonstrates leadership and innovation around climate change.
Oak Bay Marine Group is a Respect in the Workplace certified company. Respect in the Workplace is a 90-minute online interactive training program designed to provide organizations with the tools to empower their team with the skills to prevent bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination (BAHD).
Clean Marine BC Marinas
Clean Marine BC is an innovative, voluntary eco-certification program that recognizes marinas, boatyards, and other boating facilities for their implementation of environmental best practices. Recreational boaters can also access the Clean Marine BC green boating program to find facilities, services and information that support minimizing our impact on the water.
All four of Oak Bay Marine Group Marinas have received this certification
- Ladysmith Marina – 5 anchors
- Oak Bay Marina – 4 anchors
- Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina – 4 anchors
- North Saanich Marina – 4 anchors
Our Ripley’s Believe it or Not World of Adventure in Newport, Oregon was named the 2022 Franchise of the Year!
In October 2022, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee for Ripley Entertainment’s 2022 RipCon, we were presented with this amazing award.
If you are heading to Oregon make sure to swing through Newport and check out our amazing Ripley’s attraction, where seeing is believing and it’s rude not to stare!