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 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...

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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...

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The February 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...

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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...

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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.

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The November BANAR is available now!

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 Chase's...

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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...

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Rezoning of 3490 Innes Rd

A zoning by-law amendment is being recommended for approval of a new subdivision located at 3640 Innes Road (in Orleans). Read the invitation from the Planning Committee to their September 26, 2017 meeting here including the report outlining the departmental...

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