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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
Thursday, October 23, 2014

City Council Candidates Meet & Greet

Saturday, Oct 25, 11:30 to 1:30, in the gym of the Ray-Cam Community Centre from 11:30-1:30. Strathcona residents will have an opportunity to talk to candidates from the various civic parties. Rather than this being a speech-fest,...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Strathcona residents will have an opportunity to talk to candidates from the various civic parties in the Raycam gym.
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Something exciting to do in our neighbourhood next week from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:

Early Immigrant History Walking Tours (Free)
Citizenship Week - October 14 – 17th, 2014
Guides: John Atkin and Maurice Guibord.

October 13th through 19th Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating...

Neighbourhood Events
Monday, October 13, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
explore the diverse cultural history of Strathcona with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Volunteer tutor training sessions Oct 8th or 29th 5:30-8:15 pm
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hello neighbours!

Last night’s meeting was busy and productive - we had a great conversation with Cynthia Low (Executive Director) and David Parent (Board member) of the Britannia Community Centre. Afterwards, the AGM included both philosophical discussion about the future of the SRA and practical allocation of responsibilities for SRA Council and Committees. I would like to...

Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Tuesday, November 25, 2014
singing music of solidarity with people working for social change
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, October 30, 2014
at the Britannia Secondary School Auditorium
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Sunday, November 9, 2014
Featuring over 90 events at over 25 venues
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hi everyone,

Looking forward to getting together tomorrow night at 7 pm sharp.
We meet at the Strathcona Community Centre, we’ll be upstairs this time in the breakfast room.

After our guests from the Britannia Community Centre tell us about the major renovations anticipated for their site, we’ll be holding...

Neighbourhood Events
The Raymur Mothers Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Sunday, November 9, 2014
On Oct 29, a dramatized version of the inspiring story of the Militant Mothers of Raymur will premiere in a musical play
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hello fellow Strathconians,

October’s meeting is unique for three reasons:

1. It’s on October 1st (weird but soon)
2. It’s our AGM (important voting and nominations, so come in person!)
3. It starts at 7 pm not at 7:15 (change is frightening, but this slight adjustment is manageable?)

Please mark you calendars now:...

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hello Strathconians!
What a summer it’s been; real heat with lots of local events and festivals. Although the next few days look drab, here’s to at least a few more weeks of great weather and hanging out in the parks!
The SRA takes a break for the summer months, but September is just around the...

Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Harvest Festival photo © Jonathan Cruz Saturday, September 13, 2014
(formerly known as the Strathcona Harvest Festival) Family-friendly community street party
Neighbourhood Events
Atira Proposed development at 420 Hawks - Community Open House Thursday, September 4, 2014