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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
Saturday, January 30, 2016

Strathcona Residents’ Association Council Meeting
Agenda for February 3, 2016.

 

Executive Council

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S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, January 2, 2016

Out with the old (council) and in with the new Council - bring your leftovers!

Happy 2016 friends! Mark this Wednesday, January 6th at 7:15 p.m. for the first meeting of the Strathcona Residents Association (SRA) of the year. Despite the holidays, our community does not rest: lots happening and much to...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Christmas Dessert Mingler & AGM

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S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, October 30, 2015

Hello Strathcona!


It’s been an intense few weeks with the viaducts decision looming and finally going through with a big win for...

Neighbourhood Events
2015 Family Halloween Dance Party Saturday, October 24, 2015
Dancing, Crafts, Treats!
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, October 16, 2015

Lend your voice: 
Viaducts decision at City Council next Wednesday.

The agenda for the Vancouver City Council...

Neighbourhood Events
Right to Food Celebration Friday, October 16, 2015
The Backpack Program Leadership Committee invites you to come out and enjoy a Right to Food celebration during this year’s World Food Day
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, October 4, 2015

Hi Everyone - 

This is a reminder that tomorrow, Monday, October 5th at 7pm - there is an ‘All Candidates Forum’ for the upcoming federal elections @ Astorino’s (corner of Venables & Commercial).

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S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Hi Everyone -

We look forward to seeing lots of people at the upcoming SRA Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 7th (7:15 pm at the Strathcona Community Centre).

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S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Hello everyone,

Our first SRA meeting of the fall was very interesting. We hosted planners from the City’s Flats team who told us about plans to date and how to get more information. The SRA will be sending a representative to the Flats Advisory Committee (thanks John Hawkes for volunteering!). See minutes below for all the details from that discussion.

VIADUCTS:...

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, August 31, 2015

Hi neighbours,

After a nice summer break we are ramping up for another season of SRA meetings - there is a lot on the go for our neighbourhood this fall!

Viaducts removal vote at City Council, Flats planning, Annual General Meeting with opportunities to elect new SRA Council and committee members and much much more.

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S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Hello neighbours,

The City staff’s presentation of their proposals for the viaducts on July 30th was an important one for the community.
We are grateful for the very large and very engaged attendance at this special meeting.

Below is a report of the meeting for those of you who missed it or wanted a reminder of some of the points raised.

The next...

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Special SRA meeting - viaducts update

Thursday, July 30th 7:30 pm
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S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Hello neighbours,

 
Although the SRA traditionally breaks from monthly meetings in...

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, June 26, 2015
A monthly family-friendly event with crafts, music, children’s art activities and refreshments. Friday June 26 6-8 pm @ 800 E Hastings Street, and following on the last Friday of each month.