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 …

Become a BCA Member

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.

Click here to see a complete list of upcoming events and their complete details.

  • BCA Meeting (open to the public)
    October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • CommuniTree Conference
    October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • BCA Meeting (open to the public)
    November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • BCA Meeting (open to the public)
    December 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • BCA Meeting (open to the public)
    February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Recent News

The September BANAR is now available!

The September BANAR is now available!

Read the September 2019 BANAR online now! In this back-to-school edition, read about the upcoming Cancer Chase, and find out about the successes of the 2019 FunFair and Canada Day celebration. Download your copy today! Paper copies have been delivered, with extra...

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The June BANAR is now available!

The June BANAR is now available!

Read the June 2019 BANAR online now! Check out all this FunFair edition for the full schedule. Also in this issue, the PARTICIPaction Community Better Challenge, Canada Day in the Hamlet, and more. Download your copy today! Paper copies to be delivered soon, with...

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2019 Blackburn Garage Sale

The date this year is Saturday, May 4th, the rain date is Sunday, May 5th.  Click here to open the map in Google Maps E-mail garagesale@blackburnhamlet.ca to have your garage sale added to the map, which will be published soon. Include address, times, and items you...

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The April BANAR is now available!

The April BANAR is now available!

Read the April 2019 BANAR online now! Read about the multitude of upcoming events like the Spring Clean-up, Community Garage Sale, and more! Past issues of February 2019, November 2018, and September 2018 have also been posted. Download your copy today! Paper copies...

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The June BANAR is now available!

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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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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