In Canada, almost 50% of adults have or have experienced a permanent or temporary physical disability or live with someone who has. Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility CertificationTM (RHFAC) is a national rating system that measures and certifies the level of meaningful access of buildings and sites. Get an RHFAC rating to better understand your physical accessibility, how you can improve, and identify barriers for your community, customers, or employees.
Benefits of an RHFAC Rating & Certification
Gain market differentiation and a competitive advantage. Your pre-construction or existing site accessibility rating can help you:
How Can an Accessibility Rating Change Your Business?
Case Study: How Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility Inspires Others to Become Accessible
October 27, 2020
When Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) Professionals rate a building, they typically work with an organization new to accessibility and universal design principles.
October 13, 2020
Suzanne and Jayne Bradbury of Fort Properties have built a reputation for creating beautifully designed, highly functional spaces in Victoria’s downtown core.
August 12, 2020
When the City of Regina set about designing the new Mosaic Stadium, the administration seized an opportunity to create a historic design project in partnership with the accessibility community
September 18, 2019
Known by locals as the place with the golden tree sculpture, Marine Gateway is a residential and commercial development in South Vancouver built around a Canada Line Sky Train station stop.
Where do I Start?
Review the 6 Steps to RHF Accessibility Certification before you get started.
The RHFAC Rating Survey is updated every three to five years to ensure the program remains on the forefront of innovation, and we continually welcome input from industry professionals and the disability community.