Tuesday, April 07, 2015
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
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
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
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
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
Monday, February 02, 2015
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
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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 next SRA meeting on
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
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 (
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!
Last night at
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A few notices, especially about important events in the next few days - please read carefully and mark you calendars.
SRA HOLIDAY SOCIAL - Wednesday, December 3rd YOU ARE INVITED
Our next meeting is Wednesday, December 3rd
- but no business, just
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Park Board Candidates Meeting: Strathcona Community Centre Tuesday October 28 7-9pm
Cope, Greens, NPA & Vision will be there. Ask your questions!
Monday, November 24, 2014
We have lots of news and events to tell you about, but first of all mark
your calendars for the upcoming SRA meeting, Wednesday, November
5th at 7:15 pm (@ the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer) ’Disaster and Fire Planning’ with guest speaker Ron
Thursday, October 23, 2014
City Council Candidates Meet & Greet
Saturday, Oct 25, 11:30 to 1:30, in the gym of the Ray-Cam Community Centre from 11:30-1:30. Strathcona residents will have an opportunity to talk to candidates from the various civic parties. Rather than this being a speech-fest, each party will
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Something exciting to do in our neighbourhood next week from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:
Early Immigrant History Walking Tours (Free)
Citizenship Week - October 14 – 17th, 2014
Guides: John Atkin and Maurice Guibord.
October 13th through 19th
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Last night’s meeting was busy and productive - we had a great conversation with Cynthia Low (Executive Director) and David Parent (Board member) of the Britannia Community Centre. Afterwards, the AGM included both philosophical discussion about the future of the SRA and
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Looking forward to getting together tomorrow night at 7 pm sharp.
We meet at the Strathcona Community Centre, we’ll be upstairs this time in the breakfast room.
After our guests from the Britannia Community Centre tell us about the major renovations anticipated
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hello fellow Strathconians,
October’s meeting is unique for three reasons:
1. It’s on October 1st (weird but soon)
2. It’s our AGM (important voting and nominations, so come in person!)
3. It starts at 7 pm not at 7:15 (change is frightening, but this slight adjustment is
Thursday, August 28, 2014
What a summer it’s been; real heat with lots of local events and festivals. Although the next few days look drab, here’s to at least a few more weeks of great weather and hanging out in the parks!
The SRA takes a break for the summer months, but