Strathcona, Vancouver's First NeighbourhoodStrathcona, 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 »
hello Strathcona friends and neighbours,
We'll be distributing meeting agenda, minutes and expanded community announcements next week, but wanted to remind everyone about this coming saturday's big work party, and how you can get involved.
Jill Stieler writes:
Strathcona Community Centre, through Volunteer Canada and Starbucks, have received another 'Day of Service' grant to improve the children's play spaces and gardens around the Community Centre. This year we have...
Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Hope everyone is enjoying this fantastic long weekend: Spring, sunshine, and the cherry-blossomed streets of Strathcona, it really doesn't get much better than this!
Tomorrow, Monday April 1st will be our second Reclaim Prior! rally - 9am at the corner of Hawks and Prior. Please join us for this one hour April Fool's themed protest, we'll have snacks and beverages, live music and enthusiastic neighbours to let the city know they can't...
Just a quick note to remind you of our final planning meeting before the rally.
Meeting is 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer, upstairs in the Multi-purpose room.
And don't forget the rally itself: 9am, Monday April 1st - corner of Hawks and Prior, looks like the weather will be co-operative!
JOIN US to rally for City accountability and to let them know they cannot play us for fools!
Viaducts removal MUST include traffic calming Prior as promised by the Mayor. YOU and EVERYONE YOU KNOW NEED TO COME OUT! Funny hats, wigs or costumes are encouraged.
Rain or Shine ... Bring your own signs or grab a sign from us!
Don’t have a funny hat etc? We will have extras, and coffee and snacks...