CARSTAR Barrhaven Opens in the Ottawa Region

By December 11, 2019February 21st, 2020Welcome to the Family

CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Barrhaven, located at 550 Dealership Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 6H8.

This is the third CARSTAR facility for the Myers Automotive Group who also owns 14 dealerships in the greater Ottawa region. A part of the CARSTAR family since 2002, owner Harry Mews has entrusted the operations of his CARSTAR facilities to Vice President of Collision Operations, Shawn Jamieson.

Barrhaven franchise partners “We invested a lot into this facility and we are excited to have it up and running to finally extend our services to the Barrhaven area,” says Shawn Jamieson, vice president of collision operations, Myers Automotive Group. “In addition to the beautiful facility, we are building a stellar team at this location, led by Brad Young, former assistant manager from our CARSTAR Ottawa South Centre location.

CARSTAR Barrhaven is a 16,000 square foot repair centre, outfitted with the industries most state-of-the-art equipment, has a car rental partner in-house and is pursuing I-CAR Gold and various OEM certifications. This facility is Barrhaven’s first and only collision repair centre. Its team is excited to bring premier repairs and customer service to this region.

“Barrhaven has over 80,000 people and I know they will all welcome this new premier partner,” says Tony Mammone, Zone Director, CARSTAR. “Shawn is an incredibly engaged member within the CARSTAR family and is well versed on industry advancements. This leadership, partnered with the resources of the Myers Automotive Group is what positions CARSTAR Barrhaven to provide best-in-class service levels.”

In addition to serving Barrhaven with premier collision repairs, the Myers Automotive Group also gives back to the communities it serves. Consistently fundraising for cystic fibrosis with car washes, donations and sponsorships – in addition to its other local contributions – this team goes above and beyond with everything they do.

Please join us in welcoming the CARSTAR Barrhaven team to our growing franchise family!


CARSTAR is North America’s largest network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities with more than 700 locations in 35 states and 10 Canadian provinces. A part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, CARSTAR delivers national scale, premier vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, CARSTAR has maintained its commitment to give back to the communities it serves through a variety of fundraising initiatives, including raising over $4 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and has made fighting cystic fibrosis its cause, North American wide. For more information visit and and follow on Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn. CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchise partners and interested parties should contact 844-906-9764.