Strathcona, Vancouver's First NeighbourhoodStrathcona, 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 »
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 extend a big thanks to the new members who have taken on jobs, and to familiar faces who have committed to...
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 our Annual General Meeting.
Think about volunteering for a committee or a task. All positions will be open for nomination: SRA Chair, Executive Council, Treasurer...
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: SRA meeting and AGM, Wednesday October 1st at 7 pm sharp. (at the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer Street)
We are committed to having guest...
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 corner and our activity resumes. We would like to invite you to attend the next season’s first SRA meeting on Wednesday, September 3rd at 7:15 at the Strathcona Community...
For the past two years Strathcona residents have been pressing the City to make Prior Street safer for local use.
We have written letters, held meetings, and protested.
The City has finally agreed to conduct an independent Road Safety Audit of Prior Street this summer. The results of this study could lead to short-term street safety improvements, plus influence neighbourhood road management when the viaducts come down. This is our chance to share our experiences and voice our...