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November 2021 Newsletter

November 1, 2021

SRA November Meeting and AGM. The SRA will be holding its 2021 AGM via Zoom on Wednesday, Nov 3, from 7-9 p.m. A link, agenda and ballot for the 2021-22 Board will be emailed to all members on Monday, Nov 1.  In addition to AGM business, we will be discussing the 19-story residential/retail development proposed for 456…

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October 2021 Newsletter

October 5, 2021

BOARD RECRUITMENT We will not be holding a membership meeting in October as we have only updates to report (see below). Here are the minutes from September’s meeting. We are currently starting recruitment for the SRA Board of Directors in anticipation of our 2021 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for November 3. Do you have a passion for Strathcona?…

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September 2021 Newsletter

September 18, 2021

UPCOMING MEETING: The next SRA membership meeting will be Wednesday, September 8, 7-9 PM via Zoom. A link and agenda will be sent to members in advance. If you haven’t officially joined the SRA yet, please do so at this link. It’s free, but we ask that you provide your address, so we know you’re a…

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August 2021 Newsletter

July 30, 2021

Strathcona Park Update The Park Board estimates the east side of the park will re-open in early fall. Sod has been laid on the inside of the oval and the plan is to restore the gravel track. Sodding and overseeding of other turf areas will begin this week. One of the cottonwood trees was removed, reportedly due…

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June 2021 Newsletter

July 1, 2021

Summer Story Time The SCPC is hosting storytelling for kids every Wednesday at 1 p.m. starting June 30 near the new “Book House” free library at Hawks and Keefer. Stories are geared for ages 3-7 and read by volunteers from VPD and VFD. MacLean Park Music CancelledWe are sad to announce that the free concerts in MacLean Park, which were…

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May 2021 SRA Newsletter

June 1, 2021

June 2021 Newsletter Here’s some of what’s going on in Strathcona…   We’d like to acknowledge all the residents who took advantage of Neighbourhood Small Grant Program, especially Maureen Teahan for organizing the re-painting the Linear Park Labyrinth and Ilka Riemann, Arnt and Val Arntzen for designing and building the amazing free library on the…

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April 2021 Newsletter

April 29, 2021

SRA APRIL 2021 NEWSLETTER MAY MEETING The May SRA Meeting will be Monday, May 3, at 7 PM via Zoom. We’ll send out a link and agenda to all SRA Members on Monday. If you’re not a member yet, you can sign up here.  Joining the meeting will be Donnie Rosa from the Park Board, Sandra…

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March 2021 Newsletter

March 9, 2021

Here’s what’s happening in the hood: March SRA Meeting recapOur March meeting was largely a Q&A with Donnie Rosa from Park Board, Sandra Singh from CoV Social Services and Dominic Flanagan from BC Housing about the ongoing plan to close the park encampment by end of April. Here are the minutes. Here’s a link to the Zoom recording.…

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January 2021 Newsletter

January 20, 2021

Happy New Year everyone! We made it through a year that seemed like an eternity. Despite the difficulties we continue to face, there is the opportunity to come together and work for a better, greater good. If you have ideas, concerns or want to know how you can get more involved in your neighbourhood, send…

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December 2020 Newsletter

December 20, 2020

Hello SRA members. I hope this holiday finds you all happy, healthy, and eager to jump into the new year with the exciting projects and prospects we have on the horizon. I’d like to start by introducing our members of the board, as per our election results from November. Dan Jackson, President Katie Lewis, Vice…

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