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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 »
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"
S.R.A Newsletter
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S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Apologies for the lateness, here are some items of interest to Strathcona residents, including the agenda for our upcoming meeting of the Strathcona Residents' Association, Wednesday June 5th, as well as minutes from...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 8, 2013
The Sustainable Garden Fair brings you workshops and activities for the whole family - all totally free
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 2, 2013
A Benefit for the Raycam Community Centre and its range of community programmes
Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Increase knowledge and confidence in the tasks of daily money management