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The BANAR goes out five times a year to Blackburn homes and businesses to celebrate community and provide information on local programs and events. Local businesses use the BANAR to stay “top of mind” to their present and future customers. Past and current copies are available at the Blackburn Library while quantities last.

The BANAR is a high quality 28+ page, black print 8.5 x 11 inch magazine. Printing and other costs are covered by advertisers and the BCA. PDFs of past and the present issues of the BANAR are available for download on this page and

Deadlines and Delivery Dates

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  • Deadline March 18, 2020 / Delivery by April 6, 2020
  • Deadline May 6, 2020 / Delivery by May 25, 2020
  • Deadline Aug 12, 2020 / Delivery by Aug 31, 2020
  • Deadline Oct 15, 2020 / Delivery by Nov 2, 2020
  • Deadline January 15, 2021 / Delivery by February 5, 2021

It is unlikely that the dates will change but please check if your ad or article is time-sensitive. The BCA cannot guarantee delivery by the posted dates although every effort is made to have delivery completed by the last date posted. If you have not received your BANAR by that date please email The Blackburn Library receives BANARs on the first day of delivery if you wish to pick one up.

Circulation for the September to April issues is 4,000; June issue is 4,500 (Fun Fair issue). The BANAR is delivered to Blackburn homes and businesses by local community groups.

Additional copies of the BANAR are available at the Blackburn Library, Metro, Shoppers Drug Mart and Tim Hortons while quantities last.

Delivery Opportunities

New: The BANAR Distribution is now being coordinated by Joanne Smith; please visit for more information.

Advertising & Article Submission

For advertising pricing, article submission questions, and business profile information, please visit


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Past Issues

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014


February 2020


November 2019
September 2019
June 2019
April 2019
February 2019


November 2018
September 2018
June 2018
April 2018
February 2018


November 2017
June 2017
April 2017
February 2017


November 2016
September 2016
June 2016
April 2016
February 2016


November 2015
September 2015
June 2015
April 2015
February 2015


November 2014
September 2014
June 2014
April 2014
February 2014