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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


VISIT FIRST UNITED CHURCH’S NEW OFFICES

 

(Thanks to Susan Henry for this notice)

 

First United Church invites you to join us at our new Advocacy Offices.

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Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, January 21, 2011
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
S.R.A Newsletter

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, January 20, at 2:00 p.m., Council will hear public input and decide whether to adopt the report.

Information on the review of...

Neighbourhood Events
Friday, December 17, 2010
S.R.A Newsletter

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 Improvement Association. She will speak about the SBIA’s recent initiatives, including its many green initiatives. (For more info on...

Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, November 7, 2010
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Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Some news for you:

 

--- SRA meeting Wednesday, November 3

-- Support the Heart of the City Festival

-- Pub Night at Strathcona Community Centre,...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
S.R.A Newsletter

 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. The Annual General Meeting of the Strathcona Residents Association will be held on Wednesday, October 6, at 7:15 p.m., at the Strathcona Community Centre.

The chair, treasurer, and the chairs of the various active committees will present their annual reports.

At the AGM, eligible residents of Strathcona will select the SRA's officers for the coming year: chair or co-chairs, minute-taker(s), treasurer, attendance-keeper, film liaison...

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 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Here is news of some interesting events in and around the neighbourhood:

 

-- the "Vancouver Special" Tour on Sept. 25

-- Cooking Classes and Urban Retreats at Radha

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 Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Some news for you about:

-- Dowtown Community Court 2nd anniversary

-- Local business improvement association’s “sustainability expo”

-- SRA’s upcoming annual general meeting

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S.R.A Newsletter

Hello, Strathcona friends and neighbours. Isn't the weather beautiful right now? It's sunny but not too hot.

Here's some news for you; details are below:
-- Neighbourhood Small Grants program accepting applications
-- should Maclean Park be renamed?
-- two reports from DTES-based organizations have implications for Strathcona's future
-- former Strathcona resident developing his second musical

See you around the neighbourhood.

Rick

 

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