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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 Matters.

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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Support the BCA and experience the benefits of being a “card-carrying” member.

Upcoming Events

Events and Activities


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

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  • BCA Meeting (open to the public)
    September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

  • Cancer Chase
    October 14, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

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Recent News

The June BANAR is now available!

Read the June 2018 BANAR early online now! Our FunFair edition has everything you need to know to enjoy our Fair the first weekend in June, including the full schedule (for any schedule updates, please be sure to check out the FunFair website. Other highlights include...

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2018 Garage Sale Map Now Online

Blue dots are exact locations, green dots are approximate, yellow dots have lemonade. Check the individual descriptions for information about what is for sale at the various locations. This data is self-reported and incomplete. There will be lots of other yard sales...

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Bike Day Postponed to May 5

Blackburn Hamlet 2018 Bike Skills Development Day The event has been postponed to May 5, 2018, the Rain Date. Saturday April 28 forecast is for light rain through the day, temperatures around 8-10C with light wind. We have decided to postpone to May 5. We regret any...

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The April BANAR and Rinks Director Information

The April BANAR is now available! This month's issue includes a tribute to the founder of the Allotment Gardens, three banner events from the Environment and Transportation Committee, a rebirth of the Cancer Chase in time for an eighth annual race in October, an...

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2018 Bike Rodeo Day in the Hamlet

RAIN DATE IN EFFECT: Saturday, May 5 is Bike Rodeo Day in Blackburn Hamlet The Blackburn Community Association’s Environment and Transportation Committee is planning a Bike Rodeo for kids in grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Certified CANBIKE instructors and volunteers will be...

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The February BANAR is now available!

Read the February 2018 BANAR early online now! Highlights include Family Day Skate with the councilor; a profile of Blackburn's own professional hockey player, Mark Fraser; a call for new volunteers to help run the 2018 cancer run/walk, and to maintain our local...

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