St. John’s building achieves accessibility gold rating

September 24, 2019

Husky Energy’s downtown office and the building in which it is housed in St. John’s, N.L., are the most accessible spaces in the province. Photo courtesy Paul Daly[1]
Husky Energy’s downtown office and the building in which it is housed in St. John’s, N.L., are the most accessible spaces in the province.
Photo courtesy Paul Daly

Husky Energy[2]’s downtown office space and the building in which it is housed in St. John’s, N.L., have received an ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification[3] (RHFAC) program. These are the first two gold certifications in the province.

“Accessible and inclusive workplaces mean that persons of all abilities can live without physical barriers, and I am delighted that these organizations are committed to removing barriers and leading the way towards improving accessibility for people living with disabilities in Canada” said Rick Hansen, founder, Rick Hansen Foundation.

Features that led to their gold ratings including:

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructioncanada.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Opener-10.jpg
  2. Husky Energy: https://huskyenergy.com/
  3. Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification: https://www.rickhansen.com/

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