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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
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The DTES Local Area Plan will be presented to Council tomorrow. The following is the SRA position on the LAPP which Chair Pete Fry will present in person. The speaker's list will likely be quite long, and possibly tense, but residents can submit written comments to mayorandcouncil@vancouver.ca.

 

Strathcona Residents' Association
c/o 601 Keefer Street,
Vancouver BC
V6A 3V8

March 11, 2014

Re: Draft DTES Local Area Plan and Report

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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbours,

Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting:
Wendesday, March 5, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre

Of course, top of the list is final draft of the Local Area Plan for the Downtown Eastside and Strathcona, which has just been released and will be going to council on March 12. We'll be offering some background and points to consider below - with an expanded conversation at this Wednesday

A reminder...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Notice about follow up meeting re: today's draft Local Area Plan.
Meeting is Wednesday March 5 (not 6)
sorry for confusion.. presentation of plan before council is still scheduled for March 12

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hello friends and neighbours,

We'll forgoe much commentary to share links to the final draft Plan and Staff report, which have just been released moments ago.
http://vancouver.ca/files/cov/report-downtown-eastside-local-area-plan-2014-feb-24.pdf

Obviously, at some 320 pages is some serious reading but does represent a 30 year plan and significant changes to the area.

Residents will have an opportunity to discuss the plan at our regularily scheduled SRA meeting...

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Monday, February 3, 2014
Hello Friends and neighbours,
Gong Hei Fat Choy 恭禧发财.

Some disturbing news this weekend: police are seeking witnesses after a man assaulted two young girls at Strathcona Elementary playground on Sunday. Details can be found below. Please keep an eye out for the suspect, and as always, keep an eye out for our neighbourhood kids.

Reminder of the Residents' Association meeting this Wednesday, February 5, 7:15 at the Community Centre.

This will be one of the last two general SRA...

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