The BCA hard at work in your neighbourhood

The BCA hard at work in your neighbourhood

Did you know: the BCA is the driving force behind many of our community events? It is subcommittees of the BCA that organize our fall Cancer Chase, the Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair, the Canada Day Fireworks, and much more! Interested in finding ways to contribute? The...
The April BANAR is now available!

The April BANAR is now available!

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and essential services restrictions, this version of the BANAR is online only. Download your copy today to find the latest information on community events and links to reliable government information on this outbreak.
The April BANAR is now available!

The February BANAR is now available!

Read the February 202 BANAR online now! This first issue of the new year is packed with great community info, from all the information about the new BCA board, updates from the Environment Committee including their Tree Team and the new NeighbourWoods program, as well...
The April 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...
The April 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...

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...
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...
The April 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...

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...

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...

2018 Bike Rodeo Day in the Hamlet

RAIN DATE IN EFFECT: Saturday, May 5 is Bike Rodeo Day in Blackburn Hamlet The Blackburn Community Association’s Environment and Transportation Committee is planning a Bike Rodeo for kids in grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Certified CANBIKE instructors and volunteers will be...
The April BANAR is now available!

The February BANAR is now available!

Read the February 2018 BANAR early online now! Highlights include Family Day Skate with the councilor; a profile of Blackburn’s own professional hockey player, Mark Fraser; a call for new volunteers to help run the 2018 cancer run/walk, and to maintain our local...

Email Warning

Although we do not expect the public to be targeted, in an abundance of caution, we would like to alert you to the fact that the BCA was targeted by email scammers. Scammers read our website and used information from there to impersonate our president. They emailed...

Four Corners Feedback Open Now

Until December 22, 2017, we invite you to review all the details of our special Four Corners Community Beautification project and send us your feedback. See the Beautification page on our website for proposed layouts.
The April BANAR is now available!

The November BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our November BANAR online now. Highlights include the 2016/2017 Volunteer Appreciation Awards (including BANAR’s editor, Evelyn Budd), details on a community consultation on artwork for the Four Corners Beautification Project, the Cancer...

Splash Pad Preliminary Meet

There has been great interest shown in the community to add a free-to-use splash pad to one of the parks in Blackburn Hamlet. As there are no BCA directors available to spearhead such an effort, we are looking for residents who can organize to do so. If you are...