Welcome to the Blackburn Hamlet Community Association (BCA)

The Blackburn Community Association (BCA) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization that supports and advocates on behalf of residents, businesses and groups in Blackburn Hamlet, Ottawa, Canada.

Tick Warning

Ticks & Lyme Disease Focus Group

Looking for 10-12 residents of Blackburn Hamlet to participate in a Focus Group with the University of Montreal. What: Blackburn Hamlet has been invited by the University of Montreal to participate in a focus group on Lyme disease. As part of this project, we are

Spring Poetry Prize 2023

Hello Spring! Poetry Prize Winners

by Maureen Forsythe, BCA Youth Director Since the fall of 2021, the BCA has been organizing a series of writing contests for Blackburn youth. In April 2023, the BCA invited local youth aged nine to fifteen to write a poem about finding joy in the

Youth Birthday Bash 2023

Blackburn Birthday Bash 2023

by Maureen Forsythe, BCA Youth Director On Saturday May 13th twelve local youth participated in the first-ever Blackburn Birthday Bash event which was held outdoors in the park beside the Community Hall. Five boys and seven girls ranging in age from 9 to 14 participated.

Rain Barrel

Rain Barrels for Sale!

The BCA Beautification Team is in planning mode and we need your help! Purchase a rain barrel through our affiliated fundraiser to support the environment and development of our gateway gardens. Order now and get it delivered right to your door or pick up at

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