CPR C & AED Training

Interested in high quality, affordable first aid training? The Blackburn Community Association has arranged for a four hour CPR C & AED training by the Ottawa Paramedic Service, Public Education Section. Training will be held Sunday July 24th from 8h30am to 12:30pm (4 hours), in

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Photo radar cameras

Published in The BANAR November, 2021 by Christopher Brett If you drive down Bearbrook Road near Good Shepherd Catholic School you may have noticed signs announcing the installation of automated speed enforcement cameras. Those signs have to be posted 90 days before any tickets can

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Neighbourhood Watch 2021 Update

Published in The BANAR November 2021 by Don Kelly & Brad Hampson The value of Blackburn’s Neighborhood Watch program revealed itself recently on one of our Hamlet streets, when multiple overnight crimes (thefts from vehicles in driveways) occurred. When the block captain was queried the next

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Bike thefts are on the rise

Published in The BANAR June 2021 by Don Kelly and Dave Garand Each year thousands of bikes are stolen in Ottawa. The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) recently released bicycle theft data from the past six years: Annually 1,000 bicycles are stolen city-wide. We’ve seen a

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Fire safety at home

Published in The BANAR June 2021 By Don Kelly Given the two house fires in Blackburn Hamlet in April 2021, the BCA wanted to remind residents of the importance of fire safety at home. Most fires are preventable. In 2020, Ottawa had 746 fires. According

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