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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, January 20, 2011
Public input on City plans for high-rises in Chinatown and DTES
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, December 17, 2010
A Staged Reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, November 7, 2010
A Taste of Japan in the Heart of the Old East End
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Come on down as old meets new at our Friends of Strathcona Social event from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Come to the Strathcona Community Centre at 7:15 for the monthly meeting of the SRA.
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
A unique multi-disciplinary inner city arts-based festival
S.R.A. Blog

SRA concerns about the Centerm Expansion Project
(CEP) proposed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA).

S.R.A. Blog

Letter in support of City of Vancouver staff proposal for a Strathcona Community Policing Centre

S.R.A. Blog

At the community meeting with the VPD on March 31st, many residents complained about long wait times, unprofessional responses and poor service from the responders at the other end of 911 and the non-emergency line. We learned that this service is provided by a private company called Ecomm, not by the VPD.

Strathcona News

It's been a traumatic afternoon but many neighbours seem to be venturing outside.
We look forward to seeing you tonight at the Strathcona Community Centre for our monthly meeting.

S.R.A. Blog
S.R.A. Blog
Double rainbow - Strathcona Elementary School

Why is Strathcona School, the #1 most at risk elementary school in B.C. STILL waiting for seismic upgrading?

Strathcona News

Third incident reported
[from Block Watch Alert]

Description: White male, Late 30s, about 5'10", Skinny, Dark hair, No facial
hair - was wearing dark pants and a grey sweater, white hard hat, high vis
vest. [---] thinks it was a mountain bike. It didn't have a trailer when
she saw it.

The case number...

Strathcona News

Two similar incidents this weekend in which a prowler, wearing a hard hat and safety vest, riding a bicycle has been spotted at Stamp's Place, and by Maclean Park.

[Ray-Cam / Stamp's Place This Weekend] at 11:30 pm.
I turned my lights out on my main floor to watch a movie with my boy. About
ten minutes later someone shone a light into...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.

September's upon us, summer vacation is winding down and the kids are heading back to school. This coming Wednesday (Sept 4) we'll be holding our first SRA meeting since June. There are a number of recent community developments to...