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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 »
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
We welcome you to join us on Friday November 9th for a rally and community march to honour the tremendous work the staff at Phil Bouvier Daycare have done over the last 10 years and to mourn the loss of this Centre.
Meet at Raycam Community Centre at 9:30 AM
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
We welcome you to join us on Friday November 9th for a rally and community march to honour the tremendous work the staff at Phil Bouvier Daycare have done over the last 10 years and to mourn the loss of this Centre.
Raycam Community Centre - 920 East Hastings Street
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
Live Musical Performers 50/50 Draw
Pat's Pub 403 E. Hastings
S.R.A. Blog
For years the City has been debating where to locate an arterial road and railroad overpass that will connect Clark and Main. Unable to arrive at a politically acceptable answer, City Council turned the question over to a Community Panel now scheduled to convene in early 2019. What impact will this decision have on Strathcona Park? On Prior St.? On the Community Gardens? On Produce Row? On you? For the last year, Strathcona resident (and retired civil engineer) Richard Taplin has been...
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, October 12, 2018
Eastside Votes sponsors a "meet the candidates" event for Parks and School Board.
Strathcona Community Centre 601 Keefer St.
Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Meet the Mayor and Council Candidates
Ray-Cam Community Centre 920 E Hastings
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Please join use as we preview the vision and detailed plans of our new 224-bed modernized care home for seniors.
970 Union Street
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, May 26, 2018
A talk with Kat Norris, Coast Salish survivor thriver of the Kuper Island Residential School
Strathcona Community Centre, 11am - 2pm
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, June 1, 2018
Come and join the Strath community for a fun-filled night of live music at Vancouver's iconic Pat's Pub. Good music, fantastic venue and great people - what more could you ask for?!
Pat's Pub, 403 East Hastings
S.R.A. Blog
October 31, 2017   Strathcona Residents Association 601 Keefer Street Vancouver, BC V6A 3V8   Dear Resident: Strathcona Community   RE:     BURRARD INLET RAIL LINE   Due to the increase in rail activity as of January 2017 this year, the City has been actively working with Canadian National Rail to address safety concerns at grade...
S.R.A. Blog
September 26, 2017 Kevin Jardine Associate Deputy Minister BC Environmental Assessment Office Victoria, B.C.     SENT BY EMAIL   Dear Mr. Jardine,   Re: Provincial Environmental Assessment requested for the Centerm Expansion Project   We are writing on behalf of the Strathcona Residents’ Association (“SRA”). The SRA is a community society that represents the voice of more than 6,000 residents of the Strathcona neighbourhood located in...
S.R.A. Blog
Could the best solution to replacing Prior be a new arterial routed along the gap between Produce Row and the city work yards? Proposed Route: Moving east bound from Main along Prior. To move traffic away from homes in the 300 block of Prior and 800 block of Gore, the road could dip slightly south at around 250 Prior Street. The route would then travel slightly south east aimed towards the storage sheds on the north end of the works yard at 701 National.  This would cut off a small...
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, July 8, 2017
S.R.A. Blog
April 6, 2017 Tim Blair – Senior Planner, Project and Environment Review Process Cc: Liisa Hein – Manager of Infrastructure Delivery   Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place Vancouver BC, V6C 3T4   Strathcona Residents Association: Comments on proposed Centerm Expansion Project   Mr. Blair,   The Strathcona Residents Association (SRA) met recently to give neighbours a chance to ask questions and express their concerns about...
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, April 8, 2017

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