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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 (DTES