Vision, Mission & Values
Our curiosity and commitment to providing ocean intelligence and solutions for life on Earth drives what we do.

Land acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Stunning artwork designed for ONC by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, which features an octopus, the moon, and a deep sea skate.


Ocean Networks Canada enhances life on Earth by providing ocean intelligence that delivers solutions for science, society, and industry.


Ocean Networks Canada will launch world-leading, next-generation physical and digital infrastructures, grow data services, and foster partnerships for a bright ocean future and a resilient planet.


  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Innovation
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#100, 2474 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC, Canada, V8N 1V8 (250) 472-5400
Marine Technology Centre University of Victoria
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