The winning restroom will receive $2,500 in facility services from Cintas to help maintain its award-winning washrooms.
Voting is unlimited and will end on July 7. There are five finalists included in the contest. This includes:
Forest Pavilion Washrooms (Winnipeg, Man). This nominee’s washroom features sustainable building choices such as native planting, the use of durable hot-dipped galvanized steel, mechanically fastened rough-sawn fir, low-flow plumbing fixtures, LED lighting, and occupancy sensors to reduce consumption.
Hard Bean Brunch Co. (Port Moody, B.C.). This nominee features individual and gender-neutral stalls. Each fully enclosed stall is equipped with a sink for full privacy.
The Gathering Place Washrooms (Vancouver, B.C.). Features in this washroom include a custom-built footbath with a bench for quick cleaning while fully accessible showers.
Yesterday’s Auto Gallery (Edmonton, Alberta). This nominee’s washroom is car-themed and includes car photos on the wall and a picture of Fonzie “The Fonz” from “Happy Days.
The Big Apple (Colborne, Ontario). Washrooms feature rustic décor, including metal stars hung along the walls, decorative corrugated metal signs and mirrors framed by weathered wood.
“We’re proud to highlight these five finalists that have invested in clean and unique washroom facilities to keep their guests coming back,” said Candice Raynsford, marketing manager Cintas Canada. “We encourage the public to make their voices heard and support these businesses by voting in the contest.”
Canada’s Best Restroom contest highlights businesses that have invested in developing and maintaining washrooms. Nominees for the competition are judged on five criteria — cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements.
Majesty and Friends in Edmonton, Alta, won the contest last year.
To vote, visit the 2023 Canada’s Best Restroom Contest.