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Exploring Our History

Some highlights of East End/Strathcona/Vancouver history have been touched on in the "Our History" section under the Welcome to Strathcona heading.

People interested in a more indepth look into the struggle of the community to stop the City's plans for mass demolition in the 1960s and 1970s will find this Master's thesis written in 2005 by UBC post graduate student Michael Bruce very informative.

Download the full document here:

A New Breed of Group: Community Activism in Vancouver's Strathcona Neighbourhood 1968-1972 2.9MB, PDF