Barrhaven, 2016 Suburbs are typically defined by clichés: Rows of near-identical tract housing placed on wiggly streets that seem designed to minimize human activity and contact. And certainly those clichés are right there on the surface. You’ve probably seen it all before, and even if you haven’t, you can imagine it. But during the time I spent in Barrhaven I discovered that there is more to it than that. Behind the façade there is life, and where there is life there is mystery . . .