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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 »
Strathcona News

Third incident reported
[from Block Watch Alert]

Description: White male, Late 30s, about 5'10", Skinny, Dark hair, No facial
hair - was wearing dark pants and a grey sweater, white hard hat, high vis
vest. [---] thinks it was a mountain bike. It didn't have a trailer when
she saw it.

The case number...

Strathcona News

Two similar incidents this weekend in which a prowler, wearing a hard hat and safety vest, riding a bicycle has been spotted at Stamp's Place, and by Maclean Park.

[Ray-Cam / Stamp's Place This Weekend] at 11:30 pm.
I turned my lights out on my main floor to watch a movie with my boy. About
ten minutes later someone shone a light into...

Neighbourhood Events
Jack o'Lantern Saturday, October 26, 2013
Rain or Shine - Noon til 3:00
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, October 26, 2013
6th annual kid's dance, proceeds support the SCC Backpack Program
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The Vancouver Urban Core Community Workers’ Association invites you to celebrate the work and life of Jim Green and his commitment to the DTES.
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, September 30, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

Apologies for the lateness of this email, the AGM is this Wednesday, and we've been working hard to put together our constitution and bylaw - big thanks to Gordon and John for pulling that together. We'll be submitting our bylaws to the province in...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Sunday, November 3, 2013
The 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, September 20, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

This is the first of two newsletters this month, as we have some important news and updates to share with you.

The days are getting shorter, and this weekend is the 6th Annual Harvest Festival (Sunday in McLean Park). The...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Updates on recent events, neighbourhood and our AGM!
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, September 26, 2013
featuring the Tall Brothers, Fiends and more!
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, September 22, 2013
6th Annual Free Community Event in McLean Park
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Herstory Cafe presents: Special Guest Speakers Daphne Marlatt, Carole Itter and James Johnstone at the Vancouver Archives.
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

September's upon us, summer vacation is winding down and the kids are heading back to school. This coming Wednesday (Sept 4) we'll be holding our first SRA meeting since June. There are a number of recent community developments to...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 14, 2013
3rd Annual Honouring Our Elders Powwow in the DTES