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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

 From SRA Chair James Johnstone

 
Hello, SRA members. Further to the notes in the minutes of the June SRA meeting, the following letter has been sent to Dr. Gary Horvath informing him of the result of the recent vote regarding SRA...
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 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. There will be a special meeting of the SRA this Wednesday, July 6, to vote for funding toward September’s “This is Strathcona” festival. A new school is opening in the neighbourhood this fall, and they are offering special programs this summer....

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Hi, Strathcona friends and neighbours. This newsletter includes the following items:

-- agenda for June 1 SRA meeting

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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Please set aside an evening to attend one of the Vancouver Public Library’s open house sessions in the neighbourhood. They are asking residents what services and design features should be included in the new library to be built in the 700-block of East Hastings. See details below.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING

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Hi, Strathcona friends and neighbours. A few news items for you:

 

-- update on the April 30 volunteer day at Strathcona Community Centre

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Hi, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Three info items for you:

-- Tamboo bamboo rhythm workshops

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 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here are a number of news items, including the agenda of this coming Wednesday’s meeting of the Strathcona Residents Association. This month’s guest speaker is an expert on emergency preparedness, and will help us get ready for the coming earthquake.

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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Chinatown condo towers and a downtown mega-casino nestle snugly together in the “world’s greenest city.”  Sound improbable? Inform yourselves and have a voice in the decisions by participating in the events described below.

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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. News for you this time includes the following items:

-- “Yippies in Love” Benefit Dance Party on February 26

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 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here are a few news items for you:

 

-- the newly formed Strathcona Kids Food Project meets February 9...

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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here is the agenda for the next meeting of the Strathcona Residents Association, to be held on February 2, 2011, 7:15 p.m. at the Strathcona Community Centre. There may be other information items presented in addition to those listed below.

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VISIT FIRST UNITED CHURCH’S NEW OFFICES

 

(Thanks to Susan Henry for this notice)

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SRA Newsletter
17 January 2011

 

CITY CONSIDERING HIGHER BUILDINGS IN D.T.E.S.

Vancouver’s City Council will consider a City staff report recommending that parts of Chinatown, Hastings Street west of Main, and other parts of the Downtown Eastside be rezoned to allow higher buildings to be built. At its meeting this Thursday,...

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NEXT S.R.A. MEETING ON DECEMBER 1

 

Guest speaker for this month’s meeting of the Strathcona Residents Associaiton will be Joji Kumagai, Acting Executive Director of the Strathcona Business...