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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 »
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Saturday, April 20, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Hope everyone is enjoying this fantastic long weekend: Spring, sunshine, and the cherry-blossomed streets of Strathcona, it really doesn't get much better than this!

Tomorrow, Monday April 1st will be our second Reclaim Prior! rally - 9am at the corner of Hawks and Prior. Please join us for this one hour April Fool's themed protest, we'll have snacks and beverages, live music and enthusiastic neighbours to let the city know they can't...

S.R.A Newsletter

 Hi folks,

Just a quick note to remind you of our final planning meeting before the rally.

Meeting is 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer, upstairs in the Multi-purpose room.

And don't forget the rally itself:  9am, Monday April 1st - corner of Hawks and Prior, looks like the weather will be co-operative!

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Saturday, April 13, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
The morning of April Fools Day - Monday April 1st, 9 am on Prior @Hawks
JOIN US to rally for City accountability and to let them know they cannot play us for fools!
Viaducts removal MUST include traffic calming Prior as promised by the Mayor. YOU and EVERYONE YOU KNOW NEED TO COME OUT! Funny hats, wigs or costumes are encouraged.
Rain or Shine ... Bring your own signs or grab a sign from us!
Don’t have a funny hat etc? We will have extras, and coffee and snacks...
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello friends and neighbours,

A quick reminder that we will be having a second Prior Street/Viaducts Working Group Meeting: this Wednesday, March 20, 7:15pm in the Activity Room at the Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer St.)

So far, there has been no published agenda for City Council to vote on the viaducts removal plan that will deliver a six-lane highway onto Prior Street - but this could happen as soon as April 9!

On February 26, the SRA, along with False Creek...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
A break from protocol here to report back on last night's SRA meeting, and inform you of an
important planning event to develop our community action and repsonse
to City Council and the Viaducts Removal plan, next Wednesday.

As members will be aware, The SRA have engaged a number of community partners to advocate for traffic calming of Prior Street and the adjacent neighbourhoods as part of any Viaducts Removal scheme (You...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Here are some items of interest to Strathcona residents, including the agenda for our upcoming meeting of the Strathcona Residents' Association (Wednesday March 6th), as well as minutes from February's meeting. 

This March SRA meeting will follow up on last month's special presentation from the City regarding the viaducts removal plan. Residents and attendees were extremely disappointed to to learn the 'new' plan had no...

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Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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Saturday, April 13, 2013

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