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School is back in session after summer vacation, resulting in lots of children walking through our community and crossing streets. With more children walking in the morning and afternoon rush hours, motorists need to keep an even more watchful eye out for pedestrians,...read more
Available earlier than your paper copy! The September BANAR is now online, featuring a summary of our annual FunFair, exciting news about the upcoming Cancer Chase, info on the fall cleanup, Seniors Action Committee update, and much, much more!. If you like digital...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
There will be no June, July, or August BCA board meetings. The next meeting is scheduled September 15; keep an eye on our list of events for summer activities and any changes to future meeting dates.read more
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...read more
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...read more
Extra extra! Read all about it! The June issue of the BANAR is now online and the upcoming FunFair is our top story! Other topics include community safety and in-home care for seniors. Enjoy your early edition by reading online today! Print issue to follow in your...read more
The recent postponement of the annual community cleanup was unfortunate, but as we work on finding a new date, the Blackburn Community Association encourages residents to keep in mind that keeping our community clean doesn’t have to be part of an organized event; it’s...read more
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