Strathcona, Vancouver's First NeighbourhoodStrathcona, 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 »
Park Board Candidates Meeting: Strathcona Community Centre Tuesday October 28 7-9pm
Cope, Greens, NPA & Vision will be there. Ask your questions!
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
Ewart, Captain of Disaster & Emergency Planning of the Vancouver Fire
and Rescue Service.
Ron will talk about the crucial topic of personal emergency preparedness and
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 have a table at which residents can talk directly with candidates. At the end of the session, there will be an update on the Stamps Place situation.
Stamps Place public housing to be sold...
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 Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating Citizenship Week with free walking tours that explore the diverse cultural history of Strathcona. Join John Atkin or Maurice Guibord to learn about the...
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 practical allocation of responsibilities for SRA Council and Committees. I would like to extend a big thanks to the new members who have taken on jobs, and to familiar faces who have committed to...