December 18, 2013
Valleyview Shell Super Station Named Winner in 2013 Cintas’ Canada’s
Best Restroom Contest
To Be Announced Wednesday, December 18th
Mississauga, ON - December 18, 2013 – Canadians across the country have cast their votes, awarding Valleyview Shell Super Station Canada’s Best Restroom! With its spotless reputation and eco-friendly design, the pit stop is ideal for the weary traveler on Highway 43 in northern Alberta.
“The cleanliness and energy-saving design demonstrates how the staff at Valleyview Shell Super Station goes above and beyond to appeal to their customers,” said Cintas’ Senior Marketing Manager Leslie Molin. “We are excited for the opportunity to present the award to such a deserving establishment and dedicated team.”
High-resolution images of today’s award presentation at Valleyview Shell as well as photos of all five finalists are available at:
The 8,350 square foot convenience store serves 2,000-2,500 customers per day with travelers stopping in for fuel, food and the flawless facility. Employees check the washroom every 20-30 minutes depending on the amount of traffic in the store.
“Customers appreciate that they can count on us for a clean place to stop and use the washroom,” said Store Manager Blake Sparks. “People comment to our staff all the time about our elegant décor in the washroom and the importance we place on the maintenance of our facility.”
“Valleyview Shell Super Station embodies the critical message that restroom hygiene matters for good health and good business,” said Molin. “We are proud to see that the Valleyview team goes the extra mile to keep its facility well maintained.”
The 2013 finalists were selected based on cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements. Thousands of votes were cast online through November 30, which produced the following results:
Business/Facility Location
First Place: Valleyview Shell Super Station Valleyview, Alberta
Second Place: Steamworks Brew Pub Vancouver, BC
Third Place: CHOP Steakhouse Richmond, BC
Fourth Place: MoRoCo Chocolat Toronto, Ontario
Fifth Place: Marche Restaurant Toronto, Ontario
Valleyview Shell Super Station and Steamworks Brew Pub will receive the coveted Canada’s Best Restroom winner and runner-up plaque of recognition from Cintas and secure their place in the Canada’s Best Restroom Hall of Fame.
For more information or to set up an interview, please contact Survey Editor Rachael Keshishian at 757-818-4625.
About Cintas Canada
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 and document shredding 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.