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Heart of Orléans BIA

Heart of Orléans BIA


Business Improvement Areas

About Us


We’re glad you asked. In a nutshell, the Heart of Orléans Business Improvement Area (BIA) is a is a Local Board of Ottawa Council, with a volunteer Board of Management, started by our business community in 2006. BIAs are a way for business districts to pool resources to improve the area, and speak with one common voice. We do this by promoting the area as a district, advocating on behalf of our members, and making improvements to the streetscape.

The Heart of Orléans BIA represents over 330 property owners and 780 business members. Our vision includes:

-Taking a leadership role in attracting, supporting, and promoting the kind of businesses that makes the Heart of Orléans distinct.
-Committing to nurturing an engaged and enthusiastic membership that reflects and values our vibrant community.
-Helping to create a beautiful, trendy destination to attract business and visitors.

We value:

- Leadership - We strive to be a strong community leader, influencing decisions for Orléans, and inspiring positive change.
- Advocacy - We are committed to advocating for and promoting our district, and empowering our members.
- Impact - We support the long-term economic development of our district and the strength and success of our members.
- Partnership. - We are committed to helping our members connect and collaborate with each other and working with key players in the broader community of Orléans.

For more information please visit our website and subscribe to our newsletter.

Looking forward to connecting!


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Rep/Contact Info

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Tannis Vine
Executive Director