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...

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...

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...

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...

Join the CUBHE Crew

The Clean Up Blackburn Hamlet Crew has been hard at work in recent days picking up litter in our community. Spearheaded by David Payne, the Crew has taken matters, and garbage, into their own hands in an ongoing effort to keep our Hamlet beautiful. To date, they have...