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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Recent News

The February BANAR is online!

The February BANAR is online, now with a cover in colour!. Highlights include tentative details for Hockey Day in the Hamlet, a look forward to our big Canada Day party celebrating Canada's 150th birthday, details on the upcoming Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills...

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President’s Message, January 2017

“So what exactly does the community association do?” It’s a question I’ve heard before from some Hamlet residents. It’s a valid question and I would be happy to shed some light. If you’ve attended a community event that was free of charge, participated in a public...

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Save the Date: Walk Audit of the Hamlet January 21

The Blackburn Hamlet Community Association has teamed up with the Council on Aging to organize a walk audit of Blackburn Hamlet and are encouraging the participation of residents in the community. The audit will be held on January 21, though times and locations have...

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Breakfast with Santa Success!

Fun was had by all at our annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa! Check out pictures by our own Evelyn Budd here. Thank you so much to Darlene Avelar for organizing, Sarah Dawson and Belinda Joy for crewing the kitchen, and the Blackburn Girl Guides and Blackburn...

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Request for crossing guards in Blackburn Hamlet

The post below is a communiqué drafted as a result of an ongoing discussion regarding the need for increased safety measures during school commute times in Blackburn Hamlet. It was drafted and and reviewed by the team working on the initiative discussed below, and one...

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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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