Barrhaven: A Better Place to Do Business

Welcome to Barrhaven, home to over 95,000 people and the Southern gateway to Canada’s Capital, the City of Ottawa. We invite you to design your company’s future in Barrhaven. Welcome Home!

The Barrhaven Business Improvement Area was created by the City of Ottawa in 2006 to help all local businesses succeed by establishing Barrhaven as Ottawa’s premier shopping, business and entertainment destination. Membership in the BBIA is automatic. ALL commercial taxpaying businesses, property owners and professional service providers in the Barrhaven area belong to the BBIA. Home-based businesses are also eligible to join. Basically, the BBIA works to create optimum conditions for all Barrhaven businesses to flourish. That means promoting Barrhaven as a prime shopping area, lobbying for ‘smart growth’ in the community and providing local businesses with tools for success. The BBIA is the voice of the business community.


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Barrhaven.Live by Hummingbird Music

Hummingbird Music, located at 900 Greenbank Road, has been serving the community and providing music lessons to children for the past 45 years! Throughout their journey, Hummingbird Music has grown from providing music lessons to becoming a music hub in Barrhaven. They currently have a recording studio, put together and work with bands, put on …

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Khokha Eatery- The Epitome of the Cultural Mosaic 

Khokha Eatery is a Pakistani restaurant that serves a variety of Pakistani and Canadian-Pakistani fusion dishes. Khokha is located right here in Barrhaven at 605 Longfields Drive. Restaurant History The owners of Khokha, Zubair and Zermina, moved to Ottawa and believed that Barrhaven would be the perfect place to open the restaurant of their dreams. …

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NEW! Transportation Master Plan: Important Survey to have your say on Roads and Transit in Barrhaven

Residents are now invited to provide feedback on the draft set of evaluation criteria that will be used to evaluate future road and transit projects. Additional information on this engagement opportunity can be found here.  This feedback will determine the methodologies that will be used to score future road and transit projects in Part 2 of the TMP, the Capital Infrastructure …

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