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.

Cancer Chase

CANCER CHASE 2023 wrap-up

Karl Frangian and Don Kelly, Cancer Chase Co-Chairs 2023 With the dedicated support of many volunteers Cancer Chase 2023 was once again a success. This year’s efforts raised $12,900 for cancer research at the Ottawa Hospital. Throughout the years Cancer Chase has donated over $300,000

Discovery Café, Blackburn Hamlet style

Barbara Whittaker, BCA Seniors Director The new Discovery Café lecture series kicked off in September, with Carleton Professor Dr. Bob Burk leading a fascinating session called “Chemistry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” We learned about the importance of chemistry in our daily lives

BCA Seniors Breakfast

Blackburn Seniors Breakfast Get-together

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 9:00 AM Where: Broadway Bar & Grill, 1615 Orleans Blvd. Calling all Blackburn Hamlet seniors aged 55+! Please join us for the next seniors breakfast get-together. It is a great chance to meet new people, share stories and hear about


When: Thursday, October 26, 2023, 7:00 to 8:30 PM Where: Blackburn Community Centre, 190 Glen Park Drive Please join us for the next Discovery Café lecture: “Tales from a Research Laboratory”. Dr. John ApSimon — retired Professor of Chemistry at Carleton University, Blackburn Hamlet resident

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