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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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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 ground and attempted to sexually assault her.

She fought off her attacker, managed to break free, and called 911.

The suspected is described as a 35-year-old man with a...

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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 yankees cap and black v-neck t-shirt. — Please be sure to share this information with neighbours, and be careful and cautious.
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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 , novelties and plenty more!

Local musicians & talent are encouraged to join!

A $5 vendor donation fee is...

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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 Party is this Saturday in the linear park at Hawks.. There will be BBQ, some great silent auction items, lotsa firefighters, dunk tank and a kid-friendly visit from the firetruck!...

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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 Saturday and Sunday. There's also a great history walk if you'd like to learn more about the Powell Street area's fascinating history. Please see community announcements below or event...

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