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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
Thursday, November 14, 2013 to Tuesday, December 31, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Some upcoming events that should be of interest to neighbours.

The next seven days see the return of the Eastside Culture Crawl; Deck the Dark an innovative and fun new project to bring people together and illuminate Maclean park (just in time for the holidays!) and an SFU City Conversation pitting a former city planner versus an architect/developer over the City's Local Area Plan for Strathcona and the DTES and "who should live here". 17th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl 2013 This Weekend:...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Deck the Dark at Maclean Park
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 15, 2013 to Sunday, November 17, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Just a reminder, we are mixing it up a bit this month,

Tomorrow's meeting will be at:
Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre,
920 East Hastings 7:15,
Wednesday November 6

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 8, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, November 2, 2013

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

We are pleased to announce that this month's meeting will be taking place 7:15, Wednesday November 6, at Ray-Cam Co-operative Centre, 920 East Hastings. The location change is part of our ongoing efforts to reach out to and engage with more residents of the Strathcona area.

Another change, resulting from our October AGM sees two new members of the executive council, Chris Coleman and (former SRA Chair) James Johnstone who...

Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
S.R.A. Blog
Double rainbow - Strathcona Elementary School

Why is Strathcona School, the #1 most at risk elementary school in B.C. STILL waiting for seismic upgrading?

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 2, 2013 to Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 8, 2013 to Sunday, November 10, 2013
SRA newsletter

Third incident reported
[from Block Watch Alert]

Description: White male, Late 30s, about 5'10", Skinny, Dark hair, No facial
hair - was wearing dark pants and a grey sweater, white hard hat, high vis
vest. [---] thinks it was a mountain bike. It didn't have a trailer when
she saw it.

The case number is 2013-170189. Any reports any of us receive or anyone
calling 911 should quote this number.


We have been receiving

SRA newsletter

Two similar incidents this weekend in which a prowler, wearing a hard hat and safety vest, riding a bicycle has been spotted at Stamp's Place, and by Maclean Park.

[Ray-Cam / Stamp's Place This Weekend] at 11:30 pm.
I turned my lights out on my main floor to watch a movie with my boy. About
ten minutes later someone shone a light into the window. The guy was dressed
as a construction worker which someone would easily assume was hydro or
housing. He was wearing...