Welcome to Blackburn Hamlet

Blackburn Hamlet is a unique suburban community surrounded by protected green space and just a stone’s throw from all the urban amenities of the City of Ottawa.

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Community Hall

Our Community Hall hosts social events, private functions, community meetings for the public, and many recurring fitness and social club programs.   Learn more …

Community Association

The Blackburn Community Association (BCA) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization that supports and advocates on behalf of residents, businesses, and groups. Learn more …

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Upcoming Events

Events and Activities


Here’s a small preview of our next six events.

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Recent News

Email Warning

Although we do not expect the public to be targeted, in an abundance of caution, we would like to alert you to the fact that the BCA was targeted by email scammers. Scammers read our website and used information from there to impersonate our president. They emailed...

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Four Corners Feedback Open Now

Until December 22, 2017, we invite you to review all the details of our special Four Corners Community Beautification project and send us your feedback. See the Beautification page on our website for proposed...

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The November BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our November BANAR online now. Highlights include the 2016/2017 Volunteer Appreciation Awards (including BANAR's editor, Evelyn Budd), details on a community consultation on artwork for the Four Corners Beautification Project, the Cancer Chase's...

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Splash Pad Preliminary Meet

There has been great interest shown in the community to add a free-to-use splash pad to one of the parks in Blackburn Hamlet. As there are no BCA directors available to spearhead such an effort, we are looking for residents who can organize to do so. If you are...

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Rezoning of 3490 Innes Rd

A zoning by-law amendment is being recommended for approval of a new subdivision located at 3640 Innes Road (in Orleans). Read the invitation from the Planning Committee to their September 26, 2017 meeting here including the report outlining the departmental...

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Schedule for Harvest Moon Now Available

A schedule of activities and list of food vendors is now available for our upcoming Harvest Moon event! Get all the info currently available and as the final details are hammered out via our Harvest Moon's page. Here are just a few teaser details: A shuttle will save...

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The September BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our September BANAR online now. Highlights include the Better Strength, Better Balance class offered via Ottawa Public Health; the upcoming SIN in the Hamlet event (Seniors' Information Night); registration info for badminton; and of course our new...

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Harvest Moon Event Press Release

More details about our September 9 event! Seven East-End Community Associations Join Forces to Celebrate Canada’s 150th at “Harvest Moon 2017” Orléans, ON – On September 9, 2017, in celebration of Canada 150, seven Orléans community associations will be joining forces...

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Showcasing an amazing effort from Norman Johnston

A little birdie told us about an amazing project at Norman Johnston Alternate Program. Laura Cardiff writes: We have built some beautiful gardens and the students are absolutely loving the fact that we grow our own food and create amazing meals with the produce from...

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