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.

AED

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

Thank you

Thank you All!

Now that the chaos in our community has subsided a little, I would like to thank everyone who has helped with the Community Charging Station on Sunday, the impromptu food drive yesterday and the emergency Food Bank last night.  I’m truly sorry if I missed

Crisis

Emergency Response

Good morning everyone! I have truly appreciated seeing the community support during this crisis and I thank everyone who has been able to help their neighbours make it through this. For most of us, the worst is over, but not for everyone. Some people still

Helping Hands

Young Helping Hands for Seniors!

By Maureen Forsythe BCA Youth Director Are you a young person (between 12-17 years old) living in Blackburn Hamlet who would like to give older residents in the community a helping hand with light yard work and gardening this spring and summer?  If so, the

Mural Announcement

Looking for Young Mural Artists!

by Maureen Forsythe BCA Youth Director As part of its youth engagement activities, the Blackburn Community Association is once again supporting the creation of a new outdoor mural in our community. Local youth aged 10-17 are invited to collaborate with Ottawa mural artist Ryan Smeeton

Ecology Ottawa Tree Giveaway

Free Trees!

For those who missed out on our tree giveaway during the Garage Sale, the BCA tree team and Ecology Ottawa will be handing out free saplings near the entrance to the Blackburn Metro store from 9am to Noon on May 29. What trees will we

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