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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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Poison Warning - Strathcona Park

Poison Warning - Strathcona Park, Cottonwood area

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Notice about follow up meeting re: today's draft Local Area Plan.
Meeting is Wednesday March 5 (not 6)
sorry for confusion.. presentation of plan before council is still scheduled for March 12

S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hello friends and neighbours,

We'll forgoe much commentary to share links to the final draft Plan and Staff report, which have just been released moments ago.
http://vancouver.ca/files/cov/report-downtown-eastside-local-area-plan-2014-feb-24.pdf

Obviously, at some 320 pages is some serious reading but does represent a 30 year plan and significant changes to the area.

Residents will have an opportunity to discuss the plan at our regularily scheduled SRA meeting...

Neighbourhood Events
The Dovbush Dancers
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
green bike go
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Black Strathcona
Saturday, February 22, 2014 to Thursday, May 1, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Hogan's Alley
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
 Balkan Bhangra!
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, February 14, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
BlackStrathcona Project
Monday, February 24, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, February 3, 2014
Hello Friends and neighbours,
Gong Hei Fat Choy 恭禧发财.

Some disturbing news this weekend: police are seeking witnesses after a man assaulted two young girls at Strathcona Elementary playground on Sunday. Details can be found below. Please keep an eye out for the suspect, and as always, keep an eye out for our neighbourhood kids.

Reminder of the Residents' Association meeting this Wednesday, February 5, 7:15 at the Community Centre.

This will be one of the last two general SRA...

S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, January 27, 2014

— apologies for the lateness of this message, the following was received from City staff just this afternoon (January 27).
City are proposing "Learning Sessions" starting this weekend, at which they will be presenting their plan for our neighbourhoods. Community members are strongly encouraged to attend one of these sessions as well as the upcoming SRA meeting on February 5th to discuss resident and neighbour concerns and analysis of the plan. Learning Sessions for the Local...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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