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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
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).

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

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9-1-1

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
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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...

S.R.A Newsletter
Vancouver police have issued a public warning after a woman was randomly attacked in the Strathcona neighbourhood over the weekend.

Police say the 25-year-old woman was walking her dog through McLean Park, near East Georgia Street and Heatley Avenue, just after midnight on Sunday morning when a man pushed her to the...

S.R.A Newsletter
Attack took place on Saturday night [August 17] by the Macleans Park sign at 11:30 PM. Woman was out walking her dog and was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground. She was able to escape by hitting him in the face but he chased her home. Man is thought to be caucasian, around 6'4", muscular in build and looks pretty "normal". He was wearing a black...
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Saturday, August.31st
10am to 5pm
Hawks Street along Mac Lean Park

Join us for the Annual Neighbour Hood Sale!

Everyone Welcome!

Buy! Sell! Trade!

Strathcona Community & Friends gather together to share bazzar treasures of collectables, clothing,jewelry, preserves, books, bikes, clothing,vintage,art, records, furniture ,...