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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Federal Candidate Survey – Nepean Riding

The following questions were sent to ALL candidates in the riding of Nepean for the upcoming Federal Election on September 20, 2021. Candidates were given until September 8th, 2021 to respond and these are the responses that were received. Responses have not been edited and are included as received. Candidate responses are in alphabetical order. …

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Guide & Grow Daycare

Guide & Grow Daycare is an inspiration/vision that emerged in the mind of Computer Engineer turned Childcare Provider Madiha Nasri. Having children of her own, Madiha realised there was a real need for a quality STEM based program for young minds. Guide & Grow Daycare was born with a STEM curriculum and a constant series …

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Capital Relamping & Signs

Capital Relamping & Signs is a local pandemic success story. When COVID-19 hit, 3 Barrhaven residents found themselves without work after being laid off from a sign company and took this opportunity to start something of their own using their years of experience and expertise. CRS was born out of a garage in Half Moon …

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