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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, July 18, 2013
Important opportunity for Strathconans to see what kind of big changes the City has planned for our community: Japanese Language School
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Important opportunity for Strathconans to see what kind of big changes the City has planned for our community: Strathcona Community Centre
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Garden tours, workshops and plant sales
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

Tomorrow, the City of Vancouver is holding a public hearing into Viaducts Removal and Related Area Planning (ie. the Eastern Core Strategy). Specifically, regarding their June 18 report, which can be read here:...

S.R.A Newsletter

RE:
Update - Dunsmuir and Georgia Viaducts and Related Area Planning

City Council will hear speakers on this matter at the Standing Committee on Planning, Transportation and Environment on June 26, 2013. Speakers will be heard starting at 2:00 pm.

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S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

1. City Report on Viaduct Removal

Today, the City of Vancouver released an 80 page report on the Viaducts and Eastern Core Strategy.
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Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 23, 2013
☆ Food Carts ☆ Markets ☆ Deejays ☆ Kids Activities ☆ Much More
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, June 21, 2013
Gastown (Blood Alley) Block Party
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello Strathcona friends and neighbours.

Together with other Strathcona neighbours, as well as residents and business owners from the 200 block of Union, I attended the first 3 hours of an all-day Council meeting yesterday at City Hall. Thanks to everyone who came out and...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 22, 2013
moonlit labyrinth walk
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Family-friendly Safety Fair at Ray-Cam, 920 East Hastings Street
S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

This email is to remind residents that on Wednesday June 12, council will vote on a proposal to limit vehicular access in and out of Strathcona via Union Street. A reminder also that on ...

Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, June 20, 2013
View plans for the new Library Branch and YWCA safe, affordable housing at 720 East Hastings .
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Staff reject overture to correct deceptive and disingenuous planning "oversight"