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

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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The June BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our June BANAR online now. Highlights include summer camp registration, an update on the Hamlet's Maple Leaf, many library events for adults and events for kids including the summer reading club, and of course, the upcoming...

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Garage Sale Map

We have compiled a list of garage sales being held in the Hamlet this weekend and mapped them out. The weather may be pushing some sales to Sunday or another weekend, but we have several confirmed sales for...

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Sunday’s Bike Events Are Rain or Shine

NOTICE: The Sunday May 7 Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo Day is PROCEEDING AS PLANNED. The Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo has been moved indoors to the Blackburn Arena. The 6-9 age session will begin at 10AM and end around...

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The April BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our April BANAR online now. Highlights include several Environment and Transportation events, Placemaking, new rates for the community hall rentals, reviving the Neighbourhood Watch program, and an open house for exploring an expansion of the...

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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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