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Strathcona, Vancouver's First Neighbourhood

Strathcona, Vancouver’s oldest and truly unique neighbourhood, has been called a slum, “home of the working man,” and absolutely charming. Starting out as a collection of shacks and cottages around the Hastings Mill, it developed into a residential area that quickly moved south and east away from the mill... Read More about Strathcona and the area's history »
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, December 18, 2014

The following safety alert comes from a neighbour.
It is likely an isolated incident, but serves as a good reminder to be vigilant about personal safety when walking alone at night, and for neighbours to keep an eye and ear out for each other!


Last night at midnight, I dropped off a Modo car off near Strathcona School and headed home via Keefer.

As I...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hi neighbours!

A few notices, especially about important events in the next few days - please read carefully and mark you calendars.

  1. SRA HOLIDAY SOCIAL - Wednesday, December 3rd YOU ARE INVITED
    Our next meeting is Wednesday, December 3rd
    - but no business...
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Over 50 vendors - something for everyone on your holiday gift list.
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 7, 2014
annual pub night fundraiser happening this Friday night at the Strathcona community centre
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Join Strathcona neighbourhood artist Robi Smith for a free art workshop for all ages at the Strathcona Community Centre
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
7 pm, Creekside CommunityCentre, 1 Athletes Way
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Park Board Candidates Meeting: Strathcona Community Centre Tuesday October 28 7-9pm
Cope, Greens, NPA & Vision will be there. Ask your questions!

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, October 27, 2014

Hello everyone,

We have lots of news and events to tell you about, but first of all mark
your calendars for the upcoming SRA meeting, Wednesday, November
5th at 7:15 pm (@ the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer)
’Disaster and Fire Planning’ with...

Neighbourhood Events
Monday, November 10, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 8, 2014
A Talk & Walk about Urban Weavers, Onkle Hoonki’s Horn Shop and artists of the Field Houses in Trillium Park
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Talk to candidates from the various civic parties.
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, October 23, 2014

City Council Candidates Meet & Greet

Saturday, Oct 25, 11:30 to 1:30, in the gym of the Ray-Cam Community Centre from 11:30-1:30. Strathcona residents will have an opportunity to talk to candidates from the various civic parties. Rather than this being a speech-fest,...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Strathcona residents will have an opportunity to talk to candidates from the various civic parties in the Raycam gym.
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Something exciting to do in our neighbourhood next week from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:

Early Immigrant History Walking Tours (Free)
Citizenship Week - October 14 – 17th, 2014
Guides: John Atkin and Maurice Guibord.

October 13th through 19th Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating...

Neighbourhood Events
Monday, October 13, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
explore the diverse cultural history of Strathcona with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation