Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification


REMI Network

Work to begin on Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre renewal

The new facility will be the first city-owned community centre built to achieve Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Gold.
accessibility Cheam

Design Quarterly

Cheam Leisure Centre achieves accessibility gold

Cheam Leisure Centre in Chilliwack has achieved a Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certified Gold rating under the RHFAC program.
accessibility Cheam

Design Quarterly

Surrey commits to building for accessibility

Surrey is the first city in Canada to commit to building to a Gold level using Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification.

REMI Network

New standard for accessible homes announced

The a new, national standard for affordable, adaptable and accessible homes will form the foundation of a new Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification module.

Design Quarterly

Wavefront Centre scores highest accessibility rating

Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility has achieved the highest national accessibility rating to date under the RHFAC program.

Design Quarterly

Vancity receives top gold accessibility rating

Vancity has become the first financial institution in Canada to receive the ‘Accessibility Certified Gold' rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation program.

Construction Business

YVR receives RHFAC Gold rating

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has received the Accessibility Certified Gold rating, the first airport to receive the rating.
Barbero MCABC

Design Quarterly

Stanis Smith named chair of RHFAC committee

The Rick Hansen Foundation has named Stanis Smith as the chair of the Foundation¹s Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) Advisory Committee.
RHF assessor

Design Quarterly

RHF accessibility assessor course set for Vanc.

The Rick Hansen Foundation is calling all interested building professionals to register for the upcoming RHF accessibility assessor course in Vancouver.
SAP Labs

Design Quarterly

SAP Labs Canada earns first RHFAC Certified Gold

SAP Labs Canada is the first business in Canada to earn ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification.
universal design

Design Quarterly

The need to apply universal design

Following universal design principles for designing and constructing the built environment from the early stages is key to providing meaningful access.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canadian museum awarded Gold accessibility rating

The new Canada Science and Technology Museum is the first national public institution to receive the RHFAC's Accessibility Certified Gold rating.