Whitecourt Washroom Named 2016 Canada’s Best Restroom

Whitecourt Esso Super Station takes home the national toilet title

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Are you Ready® to find out which toilet topped them all to claim the title of Canada’s Best Restroom? After nearly 43,000 votes poured in, Cintas Canada, Ltd. today declared the Whitecourt Esso Super Station in Whitecourt, AB the 2016 Canada’s Best Restroom. Whitecourt captured nearly 90 percent of the vote and will receive $2,500 in Cintas products and services.

“We’re humbled by the public’s outpouring of support to help us earn the title of Canada’s Best Restroom,” said Landon Hommy, owner of the Whitecourt Esso Super Station. “Customers appreciate that they can count on us for a clean place to stop and use the washroom, which is why we pride ourselves on the elegance and maintenance of our facility.”

Recently opened in July 2015, the restrooms at the Whitecourt Esso Super Station feature decorative lighting and wall tiles paired with sleek countertops, making it easy to forget that you’re in a gas station washroom.

“Public restrooms don’t typically get a lot of praise, which is why we’re proud to honour Whitecourt for its stylish stalls and commitment to cleanliness,” said Jillian Bauer, Assistant Marketing Manager, Cintas Corporation. “Whitecourt is the perfect example of a small town rallying around a business that is dedicated to providing clean and well-maintained restrooms.”

The 2016 finalists were selected based on cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements. Thousands of votes were cast online starting September 20th through October 24th, which produced the following results:

1. Whitecourt Esso Super Station – Whitecourt, Alberta
2. Sauce Italian Kitchen & Market – Calgary, Alberta
3. Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre – Winnipeg, Manitoba
4. W Montreal – Montreal, Québec
5. East Village – Calgary, Alberta

For more information or to set up an interview, please contact Survey Editor Christina Alvarez at 214-720-5943 or calvarez@mulberrymc.com.

About Cintas Canada, Ltd.

Cintas Canada Ltd, with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of Cintas Corporation. Cintas Canada designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs and provides entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning services to approximately 55,000 businesses in Canada. 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.


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Christina Alvarez, 214-720-5943