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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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Saturday, June 22, 2013
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Friday, June 21, 2013
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 for hanging in as long as your schedule permitted!

A big thanks to Pete Fry (SRA Chair), James Johnstone and Norbert Ruebsaat for speaking to Council on this issue at the meeting.

The result of the...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, June 22, 2013
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Saturday, June 22, 2013
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 Wednesday June 26, council will very likely be voting on Viaducts removal. In both instances, the feeling is that the criterea for community consultation has not been met.

We also have a few neighbourhood announcements and minutes from our last meeting,...

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter
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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

This will be the first of several notes to the community about items going to vote before City Council this month.

On Wednesday June 12, council will vote on a proposal to limit vehicular access in and out of Strathcona via Union Street. On Wednesday June 26, council will very likely be voting on Viaducts removal. In both instances, the feeling is that the criteria for community consultation has not been met...

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 May's meeting. Wednesday will be our last general meeting until September.

In this newsletter and on the agenda: Update on Prior Street, Viaducts and the Eastern Core Strategy, news about Powell Street overpass...

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Saturday, June 8, 2013
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
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Sunday, July 14, 2013

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