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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
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

New SRA Social Media

New resident Laurel Murray has offered to help us improve our social media out reach. Please check out – and contribute to – the sites she’s set up on TwitterFacebook and ...

S.R.A. Blog
Map of The 4th Way alternate east west arterial

Could the best solution to replacing Prior be a new arterial routed along the gap between Produce Row and the city work yards?

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, July 6, 2017

The SRA will not be holding its monthly meeting in July and August.

The next meeting will be our annual AGM on September 6. We are actively looking for a few new board members, especially someone who can help with social media outreach. With all the changes going on around us, it’s more important than ever to get actively involved...

Neighbourhood Events
poster for 2017 Union Street Block Party Saturday, July 8, 2017
The 21st Annual 600 Block Union Street Block Party
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Dear Neighbours, 

City Council Staff heard on May 17th the...
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
City Council hears the draft report on the Flase Creeek Flats today, including the option for a road through Stratchona Park. The following is the SRA Council response.

May 15, 2017

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, May 1, 2017

Due to the unavailability of speakers for our May SRA Meeting, we are postponing our gathering to discuss "The Diversity of Strathcona" to next month's meeting on June 6th. We will also revisit the Centerm Port Expansion and the city's...

S.R.A. Blog

SRA concerns about the Centerm Expansion Project
(CEP) proposed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA).

S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The regular monthly meeting of the SRA will be on Weds, April 5, at the Strathcona Community Centre.
This month’s meeting will be focused on several looming developments in the neighbourhood. It’s a great chance to find out more about what’s going on – and to share your perspective.
We currently have several...

Neighbourhood Events
SPOTA, 1971 820 Jackson Saturday, April 8, 2017
Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association (SPOTA) to be honoured
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, March 6, 2017
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, February 28, 2017


With new developments and rezoning planned for Chinatown, what is the future of the neighbourhood?

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 1, 7pm at the Community Centre
— in addition to our...

S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Dear Neighbours, 

For our upcoming SRA Meeting on March 1 at 7pm in the Strathcona Community Centre, we have invited several stakeholders to participate in a panel discussion on "The Future...

S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Vancouver Park Board are currently considering a renewal for Strathcona Park (between Prior St, Malkin St, Raymur Ave, and Hawks Ave).

As a way to provide input to the Park Board at the early stages of planning - rather than reacting to near complete plans - we would like to seek input from Strathcona residents on what the...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Important open house about scale and type of future development in Chinatown