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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NEW BUSINESS – Half Moon Bay Pharmacy

Half Moon Bay Pharmacy is the latest business to open in Half Moon Bay’s first commercial spaces. Conveniently located 3802 Greenbank Road in the brand new plaza, this pharmacy will be a community hub for this growing neighbourhood in Barrhaven. It’s a beautiful space and they are ready to serve you with all your pharmacy …

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A Civic Complex for Barrhaven’s Downtown

The Barrhaven Business Improvement Area has long recognized that the full maturation of Barrhaven necessitates the creation of the long-held vision for a civic presence, for a gathering place, to celebrate the community: a gathering space the community can call its own. The former City of Nepean had identified the Barrhaven Town Centre, of which …

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#MyBarrhaven Mother’s Day 2022

We are expecting beautiful weather this weekend which is good because this Sunday, May 8th is Mothers Day! There are many wonderful ways to spend this day with mom while supporting our local businesses here in Barrhaven. Here are some of our ideas to make this a Mother’s Day to remember! Still looking for a …

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