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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 »
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
City Council hears the draft report on the Flase Creeek Flats today, including the option for a road through Stratchona Park. The following is the SRA Council response.

May 15, 2017

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S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, May 1, 2017

Due to the unavailability of speakers for our May SRA Meeting, we are postponing our gathering to discuss "The Diversity of Strathcona" to next month's meeting on June 6th. We will also revisit the Centerm Port Expansion and the city's...

Neighbourhood Events
SPOTA, 1971 820 Jackson Saturday, April 8, 2017
Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association (SPOTA) to be honoured
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The regular monthly meeting of the SRA will be on Weds, April 5, at the Strathcona Community Centre.
This month’s meeting will be focused on several looming developments in the neighbourhood. It’s a great chance to find out more about what’s going on – and to share your perspective.
 
We currently have several...

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, March 6, 2017
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

With new developments and rezoning planned for Chinatown, what is the future of the neighbourhood?

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 1, 7pm at the Community Centre
— in addition to our...

S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Dear Neighbours, 

For our upcoming SRA Meeting on March 1 at 7pm in the Strathcona Community Centre, we have invited several stakeholders to participate in a panel discussion on "The Future...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Help persuade city that SCC needs stable funding
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Vancouver Park Board are currently considering a renewal for Strathcona Park (between Prior St, Malkin St, Raymur Ave, and Hawks Ave).

As a way to provide input to the Park Board at the early stages of planning - rather than reacting to near complete plans - we would like to seek input from Strathcona residents on what the...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Important open house about scale and type of future development in Chinatown
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Dear Neighbours, 

During our SRA meeting in November 2016, we had a chance to meet with the City of Vancouver's...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Review the draft plan and provide your feedback
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

In December 2016, the Vancouver City Council allocated a 0.5% emergency property tax increase to combat the fentanyl crisis, which included overdose response, a new fire truck and crew, mobile medical unit, training, supplies, and a commitment to a long overdue community policing centre for Strathcona.

A formal motion to support...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Panel discussion around a community referenced approach to service delivery in and around the neighbourhood
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Reminder: tomorrow, Thursday 19th
Healthy Communities Conversation, 7-9pm Strathcona Community Centre

What is harm reduction? How are we responding to the overdose crisis?
What new services and supports are being relocated to the area?
What systems are in place for...