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

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The Blackburn Hamlet Preschool fundraising campaign is underway! An opportunity to meet with the Preschool Board is scheduled for Sunday at the Blackburn Hamlet Community Center. Read on to find out more! 

The Blackboard Hamlet Preschool has launched it's Capital Campaign to support the school's relocation efforts for 2017. If you haven't already heard, this is an incredible story of parents and supporters of the preschool rallying together to keep the school open...

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Back to school means watching out for our children!

School is back in session after summer vacation, resulting in lots of children walking through our community and crossing streets. With more children walking in the morning and afternoon rush hours, motorists need to keep an even more watchful eye out for pedestrians,...

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The September BANAR is now online!

Available earlier than your paper copy! The September BANAR is now online, featuring a summary of our annual FunFair, exciting news about the upcoming Cancer Chase, info on the fall cleanup, Seniors Action Committee update, and much, much more!. If you like digital...

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Nominations now open for BCA volunteer awards

Do you know a volunteer who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? The BCA is now accepting nominations for its annual Volunteer Awards. The deadline for nominations is September 9, 2016. The person must live in the Hamlet or volunteer in...

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Home is Where the Art Is

Did you know that the east end is home to several incredibly talented artists, many of whom live in Blackburn Hamlet? It’s true. Blackburn Hamlet artists like Virginia Dupuis, Beata Jakubek, Zygmunt Jakubek and Joyce Buckley were recently featured as part of the...

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Cancer Chase Cited by the Ottawa Hospital

At the June 2, 2016 Ottawa Hospital’s President’s Dinner, the Cancer Chase was cited for its fundraising efforts for cancer research at the Hospital. At this dinner, the emphasis was on the world class cancer research being done at the Hospital. Accepting the citation...

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BCA Board Summer Break

There will be no June, July, or August BCA board meetings. The next meeting is scheduled September 15; keep an eye on our list of events for summer activities and any changes to future meeting dates.

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Thank you to Fun Fair volunteers and sponsors

Fun Fair won’t be possible without the volunteers and the sponsors who make it happen. The Fun Fair takes many months of preparation by a whole team of volunteers. It’s safe to say that as soon as one year’s fair is over, planning for the next one begins. The team is...

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