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

Halloween Poetry Party

Haloween 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. The event kicked off with the reading of a

2020 Blackburn is Beautiful Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Blackburn is Beautiful Nature Photo Contest! We received so many wonderful submissions through Facebook and email, and it was difficult to pick the winners. The Environment Committee is pleased to present the following winners and runner ups in their respective categories.


Volunteers Needed for 2022 Funfair

The BCA is looking for volunteers for next year’s Blackburn Funfair. The Blackburn FunFair occurs annually on the first weekend of June and showcases the community spirit in Blackburn Hamlet. Next year’s 50th anniversary event is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: Funfair

Cleroux Crescent

Cleroux Crescent

2380 and 2396 Cleroux Crescent The intent is to develop the lands to allow for 2 rental apartment buildings that will be 3 storeys in height and each building will have 40 rental units. There will be 80 units in total and 101 parking spaces

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