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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 friends and neighbours,

A quick reminder that we will be having a second Prior Street/Viaducts Working Group Meeting: this Wednesday, March 20, 7:15pm in the Activity Room at the Strathcona Community Centre (601 Keefer St.)

So far, there has been no published agenda for City Council to vote on the viaducts removal plan that will deliver a six-lane highway onto Prior Street - but this could happen as soon as April 9!

On February 26, the SRA, along with False Creek...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
A break from protocol here to report back on last night's SRA meeting, and inform you of an
important planning event to develop our community action and repsonse
to City Council and the Viaducts Removal plan, next Wednesday.

As members will be aware, The SRA have engaged a number of community partners to advocate for traffic calming of Prior Street and the adjacent neighbourhoods as part of any Viaducts Removal scheme (You...

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours.
Here are some items of interest to Strathcona residents, including the agenda for our upcoming meeting of the Strathcona Residents' Association (Wednesday March 6th), as well as minutes from February's meeting. 

This March SRA meeting will follow up on last month's special presentation from the City regarding the viaducts removal plan. Residents and attendees were extremely disappointed to to learn the 'new' plan had no...

Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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Saturday, April 13, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
S.R.A Newsletter

Date Correction: the SRA meeting and discussion of Viaducts removal and Prior Street is Wednesday March 6 (not 3rd).

The Strathcona Community Centre Dialogue, as mentioned, is this Wednesday, February 27.

S.R.A Newsletter

Hello Strathcona Friends and Neighbours,
This is a special announcement with two important upcoming events to share with you.
Our regular newsletter, with upcoming SRA meeting agenda and community events will be forthcoming.

Strathcona Community Centre Changes and Dialogue

Wednesday February 27
Strathcona Community Centre Public Dialogue:

Come learn how our community centre is changing and offer your input as we find a way to meet our needs and preserve our...

Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, February 24, 2013
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Strathcona Residents Express Disappointment and Frustration at City over Prior Street Calming

Friday, Feb 8, 2013, Vancouver, BC | Strathcona residents are angry
and frustrated following City staff's revised plans for viaduct removal,
which fail to consider traffic calming on Prior Street.

In the 48hours since the staff presented the revised plan,
there have been three significant traffic incidents on Prior/Venables
- the...

Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, February 9, 2013