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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Support the BCA and experience the benefits of being a “card-carrying” member.

Upcoming Events

Events and Activities

Here’s a small preview of our next six events.

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  • Spring Cleanup Day
    April 30, 2022

  • Community Garage Sale
    May 7, 2022

  • Funfair
    June 3, 2022 - June 5, 2022 @ 

  • Canada Day
    July 1, 2022

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Recent News

2022 Youth Very Short Story Contest

Attention Aspiring Young Writers! The Blackburn Community Association is hosting a very short story competition! Appel à tous les jeunes écrivains en herbe! L’Association communautaire de Blackburn organise un concours de petites nouvelles! Read More...  

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2021 Youth Poetry Prize Winners

In September 2021, the BCA invited local youth aged ten to twelve to write a poem about COVID-19. Congratulations to all of the young people who found time to put their thoughts and feelings into words and submit a poem!  Read More...  

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In the November 2021 issue of the BANAR we accidentally omitted the last line in one of the winning poems from the BCA Youth Poetry Prize. Our sincere apologies to Shanika for this mistake! La Pandémie pour moi by Shanika Parent Je ne peux plus respirer Quand je suis...

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Spooky Youth Poetry Party

On the afternoon of Saturday October 30th, five young poetry enthusiasts in our neighbourhood braved grey skies, wind and rain to gather outdoors near the community hall to read and present scary poems and have fun.  Read More...  

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Halloween Youth Poetry Party

LET'S GET SPOOKED! Join us at the Blackburn Community Hall for an outdoor haunting on October 30th starting at 2:30pm. This event is open to youth aged 10-13 and parents need to send an email to youth@blackburnhamlet.ca to confirm participation of their child by Oct...

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