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Vancouver's First Neighbourhood
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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
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Sunday, November 3, 2013
The 10th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, September 20, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

This is the first of two newsletters this month, as we have some important news and updates to share with you.

The days are getting shorter, and this weekend is the 6th Annual Harvest Festival (Sunday in McLean Park). The...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Updates on recent events, neighbourhood and our AGM!
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, September 26, 2013
featuring the Tall Brothers, Fiends and more!
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, September 22, 2013
6th Annual Free Community Event in McLean Park
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Herstory Cafe presents: Special Guest Speakers Daphne Marlatt, Carole Itter and James Johnstone at the Vancouver Archives.
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

September's upon us, summer vacation is winding down and the kids are heading back to school. This coming Wednesday (Sept 4) we'll be holding our first SRA meeting since June. There are a number of recent community developments to...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 14, 2013
3rd Annual Honouring Our Elders Powwow in the DTES
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Proposed heights and densities along Hastings and how they relate to Strathcona
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Karaoke in the alley!
S.R.A Newsletter
Vancouver police have issued a public warning after a woman was randomly attacked in the Strathcona neighbourhood over the weekend.

Police say the 25-year-old woman was walking her dog through McLean Park, near East Georgia Street and Heatley Avenue, just after midnight on Sunday morning when a man pushed her to the...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Charity Run through Gastown, DTES and Strathcona
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, September 27, 2013
Discover the athleticism, precision and emotion of Ukrainian Folk-Stage dance.
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Experience for yourself the joy and artistry of Ukrainian Dance!