Only One Week Left to Vote for Canada’s Best Restroom®

Hurry to Make Your Vote Count!

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Still deciding which toilet tops them all? There’s only one week left to cast your vote in the 2017 Canada’s Best Restroom® contest. Hosted by Cintas Canada, Ltd., the contest recognizes the most innovative, unique, and clean public washrooms in the country. You can vote for your favourite restroom at, before midnight on Sept. 8.

“Due to the fabulous five finalists, this year’s contest is going to come down to the wire, so it’s important that everyone votes for their favourite while there’s still time,” said Candice Raynsford, Assistant Marketing Manager, Cintas Canada Ltd. “We’ve already received hundreds of votes, and we encourage the public to support and spread the word to help their local loo take home the title of Canada’s Best Restroom.”

The 2017 finalists for the Cintas Canada’s Best Restroom contest include:

  1. Bayview Shopping Centre – Toronto, Ontario
    Bayview Shopping Centre guests are welcomed with chic chandeliers at the restroom entrance. Its washrooms feature fully enclosed stalls, each with its own touch free toilet, faucet and hand dryer. There is a nursing room equipped with a changing station and sink, as well as two cushioned chairs. The washrooms also include stylish sconces on both sides of its classy hand washing basins.
  2. Dorinku Restaurant – Edmonton, Alberta
    Inspired by Tokyo Street Culture, this Japanese pub welcomes its guests with original Japanese dishes and a unique atmosphere. Anime figurines are encased in the walls leading to the washrooms, where patrons are surrounded by a serene décor. The warm wood grains of the vanity and walls are balanced with modern, bold coloured, soap and paper towel dispensers. Taking hygiene to the next level, Dorinku offers patrons options like complimentary mouthwash, bidet style toilets and touchless faucets.
  3. New City Gas – Montreal, Québec
    The washrooms at New City Gas reflect the trendy atmosphere of one of Montreal’s hottest venues. The washrooms resemble a Turkish bath with a communal water fountain to wash your hands. Decorative mosaic tiles line the walls while colourful LED lights illuminate the industrial space.
  4. Renaissance Hotel – Montreal, Québec
    The five individual bathrooms at the lobby level of the new Renaissance Montreal Downtown have a personality of their own. No matter which one guests choose, they will experience something unique and different. The designs are meant to provoke and intrigue guests, whether they walk into a world from Alice in Wonderland or enter a washroom with glitzy copper piping.
  5. Spring Grill House Restaurant – Hamilton, Ontario
    The spotless and stylish washrooms at Spring Grill House feature sleek, grey wall and floor tiles. Beautiful lace leaf flowers adorn individual marble water basins that sit in between modern, backlit wall artwork. The washrooms also include modern toilets and urinals, which are separated by dark panels.

The five finalists were selected based on cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements. The winner will receive the royal restroom treatment from Cintas with $2,500 in facility services to help keep their restrooms Ready for the Workday®.

Last year’s winner, the Whitecourt Esso Super Station in Whitecourt, Alberta, took the throne for its decorative lighting and eye-catching wall tiles, paired with sleek countertops.

Cast your vote and check out past winners at

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For more information about the Canada’s Best Restroom contest, contact Christina Alvarez at

About Cintas Canada, Ltd.

Cintas Canada Ltd, with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of Cintas Corporation. Cintas helps more than 55,000 Canadian businesses of all types and sizes get Ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, floor care, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.


Mulberry Marketing Communications
Christina Alvarez