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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 »
Neighbourhood Events
Atira Proposed development at 420 Hawks - Community Open House
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, July 11, 2014

For the past two years Strathcona residents have been pressing the City to make Prior Street safer for local use.
We have written letters, held meetings, and protested.

The City has finally agreed to conduct an independent Road Safety Audit of Prior Street this summer. The results of this study could lead to short-term street safety improvements, plus influence neighbourhood road management when the viaducts come down. This is our chance to share our experiences and voice our...

Neighbourhood Events
Project Limelight Presents The Chocolate Factory
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
18th Annual Union Street Block Party
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
East Van Summer Jam
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
STRATHCONA HAWK STREET MARKET 2014
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
105 Keefer open house
Monday, June 23, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, June 3, 2014


((APOLOGIES: it would seem the earlier newsletter got stalled in the web server queue))

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting, tomorrow:
Wendesday, June 4, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre (UPSTAIRS, preschool room)

The days are getting longer, and it's hard to drag people out to an SRA meeting, but this will be our last meeting before the summer, we'll be covering local event...

S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hello Friends and Neighbours,
Some news and updates for you, inlcuding agenda for our next meeting:
Wendesday, May 7, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre (UPSTAIRS, preschool room)

This Wednesday's meeting has a bit of a "law and order" theme: we'll be introducing our new Neighbourhood Police Officer, Constable Graham Edmunds and have an opportunity to talk about the recent increase in residential B+Es in the neighbourhood; plus, we'll have some readings...

Neighbourhood Events
BC Buds Spring Arts Festival
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 to Sunday, May 11, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Saturday, June 14, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Hello Friends and Neighbours,

An early newsletter post to share an exciting upcoming event from Centre A Gallery.

I've seen firsthand how a little rudimentary Cantonese can go along way and bring a smile to a local elder's face..
Check it out!
— Pete Fry

Please join Centre A for:

M’GOI/ DO JEH 唔該/多謝: SITES, RITES AND GRATITUDE

An Art &...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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