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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, November 9, 2017

Residents of Strathcona:

 
A group of graduate students from SFU is helping the SRA build a case against putting a road through Strathcona Park. They asked us to circulate...
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From the City of Vancouver in response to our concerns about increased rail traffic on the Burrard Inlet Line.
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Strathcona Residents Association

November Meeting  Weds.  Nov 1  7-9 PM
Strathcona Community Centre
 
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S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, October 23, 2017

 

SRA NOVEMBER MEETING
WEDNESDAY NOV 1, 7-9 PM
STRATCHCONA COMMUNITY CENTRE

Agenda:

Ross Kenny, the Senior Design Engineer in charge of bike routes, will be presenting final plans for improvements to the Union Street...

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Wednesday Oct 4    7-9 PM    Strathcona Community Centre

Our October meeting will be focused on creating a community vision for the soon-to-open ...

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The SRA has sent a letter to provincial authorities expressing our concern about the Centerm Port expansion moving forward without a provincial environmental assessment. This project will have a significant noise and air quality impact on our area that we feel we deserve an objective, arms-length analysis and realistic mitigations
S.R.A. Blog

The SRA has sent a letter to provincial authorities expressing our concern about the Centerm Port expansion moving forward without a provincial environmental assessment. This project will have a significant noise and air quality impact on our area that we feel we deserve an objective, arms-length analysis and realistic mitigations

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, August 28, 2017

The Strathcona Residents Association will be holding it’s 2017 AGM on Weds. Sept 6, 2017, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre.

Currently on the agenda: a brief update on the issues we’ve been focusing on this year (Union St. bikeway, re-routing Prior, the port expansion, Chinatown, Community Policing Centre); discussing priorities for the coming...

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

New SRA Social Media

New resident Laurel Murray has offered to help us improve our social media out reach. Please check out – and contribute to – the sites she’s set up on TwitterFacebook and ...

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Map of The 4th Way alternate east west arterial

Could the best solution to replacing Prior be a new arterial routed along the gap between Produce Row and the city work yards?

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, July 6, 2017

The SRA will not be holding its monthly meeting in July and August.

The next meeting will be our annual AGM on September 6. We are actively looking for a few new board members, especially someone who can help with social media outreach. With all the changes going on around us, it’s more important than ever to get actively involved...

Neighbourhood Events
poster for 2017 Union Street Block Party Saturday, July 8, 2017
The 21st Annual 600 Block Union Street Block Party
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Dear Neighbours, 

City Council Staff heard on May 17th the...
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
City Council hears the draft report on the Flase Creeek Flats today, including the option for a road through Stratchona Park. The following is the SRA Council response.

May 15, 2017

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S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, May 1, 2017

Due to the unavailability of speakers for our May SRA Meeting, we are postponing our gathering to discuss "The Diversity of Strathcona" to next month's meeting on June 6th. We will also revisit the Centerm Port Expansion and the city's...