Awards & Achievements

Over the years, The Shaw Group and our staff have been honoured with awards in many areas.


In 2012, The Shaw Group was named Halifax Business of the Year, an annual award presented by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

The Shaw Group was again selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies in February 2012. This makes eleven consecutive years. Since 2008 we have been in the prestigious Platinum Club for companies who have been selected six consecutive years or more.

CEO Bert Frizzell has been annually recognized as one of the region’s Top 50 CEO’s since 2007.

The Shaw Group is consistently cited on the list of the Top 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada.

The Shaw Group was a regional winner in Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Program in 2010.

In 2008, Prestige Homes received the Wood Manufacturing Council’s “Innovation in Human Resources” Award.

In recognition of an outstanding safety performance record (zero recorded injuries) among North American manufacturers, Shaw Brick received an award from The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Safety Awards Program in 2007.

In 2000, the Shaw Group’s Chairman, Allan Shaw, was designated as one of the region’s Top 50 CEOs by Atlantic Business Magazine. He was also Atlantic Canada’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001 and was inducted into the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame in 2002.

The company’s commitment to workplace safety is recognized with frequent citations for various divisions by organizations such as the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers.