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Saturday, January 02, 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

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Christmas Dessert Mingler & AGM

Wednesday December 2nd 

7:15 to 9pm
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 Strathcona - an amendment that confirms the downgrading of Prior as part of the removal plan and immediate continued safety improvements until

Sunday, October 04, 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).

Moderator, Paul Grant will ask MLA candidates Kwan, Regan and Wong questions about

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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

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

Wednesday, August 05, 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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Special SRA meeting - viaducts update

Thursday, July 30th 7:30 pm Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer)  please RSVP (if you haven’t yet)
The SRA will be convening tomorrow to meet with City staff about their September report to Council on a proposed viaducts

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Hello neighbours,

  Although the SRA traditionally breaks from monthly meetings in July and August, we have just heard from the City of Vancouver that ‘ The future of Vancouver’s viaducts will be decided in September’.  City Council decided to defer the

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Hi everyone,

  Before we get into upcoming events and ongoing topics we’d like to mention that we have received several notifications from neighbours about attempted break-ins to homes, both during the day and at night. Several vehicles have also been broken into in the last

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Hi Neighbours,

  This is to remind you that Wednesday night the SRA meets for the last time until we resume activity after summer break in September. We meet at the Strathcona Community Centre at 7:15 pm. Come out to hear latest news and a chance to have a conversation with Ecomm,

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Hi Everyone,

Just a reminder that we have the amazing opportunity to host staff from St. Paul’s Hospital at tomorrow night’s SRA meeting : Wednesday, May 6th @ 7:15 pm in the senior’s room at

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hello neighbours,
 
We have received several reports from neighbours around Strathcona about recent break-in attempts, especially in the early morning hours. This rise in attempted break-ins usually happens in the summer, but it seems to be earlier this year.
 
This is

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Hello neighbours,

March was a turbulent month. It began with the heated debate about an Atira development proposal at 420 Hawks which on many levels is out of line with the DTES Local Area Plan. The SRA has allied with the Strathcona BIA, Raycam, Stamps Tenants Council and the Ukrainian

Monday, March 30, 2015

Hello neighbours,
 
About 300 community residents marched through the rain Friday night in solidarity with our local Strathcona neighbour who was brutally attacked in her home on Hawks Avenue on Thursday. The solidarity walk was organized by local Strathcona women. A fundraising

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 gossiping about alleged details

Saturday, May 19, 2018

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.

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 Car 87 in Vancouver, some

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