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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, September 4, 2013
First Meeting back from summer - lots to discuss!
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Dance programs at 805 East Pender
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Join us for the Annual Neighbour Hood Sale!
S.R.A Newsletter
Attack took place on Saturday night [August 17] by the Macleans Park sign at 11:30 PM. Woman was out walking her dog and was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground. She was able to escape by hitting him in the face but he chased her home. Man is thought to be caucasian, around 6'4", muscular in build and looks pretty "normal". He was wearing a black...
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Saturday, August.31st
10am to 5pm
Hawks Street along Mac Lean Park

Join us for the Annual Neighbour Hood Sale!

Everyone Welcome!

Buy! Sell! Trade!

Strathcona Community & Friends gather together to share bazzar treasures of collectables, clothing,jewelry, preserves, books, bikes, clothing,vintage,art, records, furniture ,...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello friends and neighbours,

If you haven't already - the opportunity for online comments and input to the Strathcona local area plan (as part of the greater DTES Local Area Plan) is open until this Friday [ see link below ]

As well, the 5th Annual Cindy Kampmeinert Memorial Fun'draiser and Block...

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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

Hope everyone has a fantastic B.C. Day long weekend, if you are in town there are a lot of fantastic events, including Pride, the Festival of Light, Red Bull Airshow and right here in the neighbourhood; the 37th Annual Powell Street Festival on...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 17, 2013
The 5th annual charity fundraiser and celebration of Strathcona's big-hearted and dearly departed Cindy Kampmeinert
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 3, 2013
- The Perfect Introduction to the Home of the Powell Street Festival
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Celebrating Japanese Canadian Art, Heritage and Culture
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Celebrating Japanese Canadian Art, Heritage and Culture
S.R.A Newsletter

Hi all,

A disastrous meeting tonight with head of transportation, Jerry Dobrovolny, and staff.
Despite dozens of residents telling them repeatedly to stop work on Union Street to take time to consult with the local community, they continued to defend their action and plan. [construction...

S.R.A Newsletter
A quick note

1. Reminding residents about the important Local Area Plan - open house tomorrow,
July 20 at the Strathcona Community Centre from 11am - 3pm.

This 30-year plan proposes some pretty significant changes to our neighbourhood and the surrounding area, including things like housing, land use, traffic...

S.R.A Newsletter
Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

A reminder that tonight is the first of two open houses as the City presents the Local Area Plan "Emerging Directions", at the Japanese Language School, 475 Alexander 3:30-7:30.

There will be a second open house at the Strathcona Community Centre on Saturday, July 20, 601 Keefer Street,...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

There is a lot of important news to share with you in this newsletter, much of which has the potential to bring significant change to our neighbourhood. In the spirit of that last statement, members of the SRA Council have each contributed reports on each of them.

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