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.

Garage Sale

Blackburn Hamlet Community Garage Sale

May 7th, 8:00-2:00 Think green! Help minimize what goes in the trash.  Check out our Donation Guide for unsold items.  Monetary donations are also accepted at the LifeCentre Food Bank.  Together let’s make a difference! Blackburn Hamlet Garage Sale – Donation Guide Drop off: Blackburn

Hydro Ottawa

Blackburn Cable Renewal Project

The Blackburn Cable Renewal Project is being completed as an essential requirement to replace the underground equipment to maintain the electricity capacity required to provide power to the Innes Ward. On May 3, 2022, Hydro Ottawa will host two virtual information sessions from 12:15 p.m.

Midsummer Poetry Party

Midsummer Poetry Party

Local youth (aged 10-13) are invited to participate in a Midsummer Poetry Party in the park event on Saturday, June 11th, 2022 from 2:30pm to 4pm. This event will give Blackburn youth a chance to get together with friends and peers and celebrate the imminent arrival

Poetry In The Park

Valentine’s Day Poetry Party in the Park

by Maureen Forsythe BCA Youth Director On the afternoon of Saturday, February 12th, despite frigid temperatures, a few local youth in our neighbourhood gathered outdoors near the community hall to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the love of poetry, read and present poems, and have fun.

Tree Sapling

How To Plant A Tree

The tree and shrub canopy in Blackburn Hamlet is second to none in the National Capital Region. By planting younger, hardier trees, we are ensuring this canopy can be enjoyed by generations to come. PLANNING The first step is identifying a suitable location. The type

Garden Tour

Blackburn Hamlet Garden Tour

Calling on all gardeners to join us in showing your garden this summer, for a Blackburn Hamlet Garden Tour!  July 9th and 10th, 10:00-4:00. Open to all, big and small! This year has been proclaimed: Year of the Garden 2022. Check their website for this

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