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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
Friday, March 27, 2015

Tonight at 7pm, Strathconans and friends will be meeting outside the Community Centre to walk and show love, solidarity, and support for the survivor of yesterday's brutal assault in our neighbourhood.
 
There has been a lot of online speculation and...

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, March 27, 2015
join neighbours at the Strathcona Community Centre tonight at 7 pm, in a walk to support her and her family
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Saturday, 5-7 pm at the Rice Block (Hawks @ Hastings)
Strathcona News

It's been a traumatic afternoon but many neighbours seem to be venturing outside.
We look forward to seeing you tonight at the Strathcona Community Centre for our monthly meeting.

Strathcona News
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, February 28, 2015

Hi neighbours,
 
Lots to tell you, but first of all mark your calendars with the date for our next meeting, Wednesday, March 4th 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre. We have guests speakers from Car 87! 
 
1. Guest Speakers: When you mention...

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hello neighbours,

With everyone starting to come out of their winter caves, lots of activity and news to report to you. Especially, there are a few topics on which we have been asked to give feedback. Please read this message and voice your opinion! Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 4th at 7:15 pm....

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Hello everyone,

There was an alarming incident late Saturday night in our neighbourhood.

The following is the VPD press release:

Police Search for Bus Stop Bandit
February 2, 2015
Police are searching for a bus stop bandit after two women were robbed at knifepoint late Saturday night.
On January 31st around 11:30 p...

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, February 2, 2015

Hi neighbours!
 
This is a reminder about our exciting upcoming meeting on Wednesday, Feb 4th (7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre) with City of Vancouver senior planner, Tom Wanklin.
 
The opportunity to have a conversation with Tom, head planner for our area...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Hello everyone,

We are excited to announce that Tom Wanklin, Senior Planner with the City of Vancouver, in charge of our area (DTES) as well as the study currently going on for the Eastern Core and Northeast False Creek (involving the viaducts) will be our guest at the ...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hi neighbours,
 
Happy New Year everyone! Feel like coming out of your winter caves to meet up with some neighbours? The first SRA meeting of 2015 is Wednesday at 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer Street, upstairs)
 
Bring your holiday leftover baking (before it gets stale/before you break your New Year...

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!

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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