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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
Friday, December 6, 2013

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
I've just returned from a press conference regarding a 122 year old building under threat of demolition THIS COMING MONDAY. Present were several generations of Chinese-Canadians and Japanese-Canadians, as well as a younger generation of artists and housing activists who explained their frustration over the fate of a well maintained and historically significant building that has been providing Single Resident Accommodation and affordable artist space....

Neighbourhood Events
Annual Aboriginal Christmas Craft Fair
Saturday, December 7, 2013 to Sunday, December 8, 2013
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Strathcona Winter Craft Fair
Saturday, November 30, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

As we're easing into the holiday season and the nights are getting darker and colder, we thought it would be nice to turn our next meeting into something more of a social - and we're inviting folk to bring some snacks to share and have an opportunity to meet and chat with neighbours, afterwards, we'll be heading to the (new) nearby Emerald at 555 Gore for some drinks (the Emerald is a restaurant, so kids are welcome) .

There...

Neighbourhood Events
http://www.redfoxsociety.org
Thursday, November 14, 2013 to Tuesday, December 31, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Some upcoming events that should be of interest to neighbours.

The next seven days see the return of the Eastside Culture Crawl; Deck the Dark an innovative and fun new project to bring people together and illuminate Maclean park (just in time for the holidays!) and an SFU City Conversation pitting a former city planner versus an architect/developer over the City's Local Area Plan for Strathcona and the DTES and "who should live here". 17th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl 2013 This Weekend:...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Deck the Dark at Maclean Park
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 15, 2013 to Sunday, November 17, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Just a reminder, we are mixing it up a bit this month,

Tomorrow's meeting will be at:
Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre,
920 East Hastings 7:15,
Wednesday November 6

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 8, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, November 2, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

We are pleased to announce that this month's meeting will be taking place 7:15, Wednesday November 6, at Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre, 920 East Hastings. The location change is part of our ongoing efforts to reach out to and engage with more residents of the Strathcona area.

Another change, resulting from our October AGM sees two new members of the executive council, Chris Coleman and (former SRA Chair) James Johnstone who...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
S.R.A. Blog
Double rainbow - Strathcona Elementary School

Why is Strathcona School, the #1 most at risk elementary school in B.C. STILL waiting for seismic upgrading?

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 2, 2013 to Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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