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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.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Bravo to the many neighbours who kept Halloween alive and safe in this most challenging of years. We loved the creativity on display. The SRA held its AGM on November 4, 2020 via Zoom. Here’s a link to the minutes. We discussed what we’d accomplished in 2020 and what our plans are for 2021. Elected…Read More
Here’s what’s new…. The Strathcona Community Centre gym is tentatively scheduled to re-open on Tuesday, Oct 13. The Centre is already open for scheduled programs. Check out their website to learn more. The MacLean Park Music wrapped its summer season last week with concerts by guitarist Shawn Bullshields and Sudlanda, featuring Sudanese singer and oud player Alaaeldin Abdalla. A huge thanks…Read More
Here’s an update on what’s going on in Strathcona as we head into September. ADOPT-A-STREETSeveral residents have come together to “Adopt-a-Street” and put our love for the neighbourhood into action. Volunteers commit to once- or twice-a-week quick clean-ups of the street/alley they call home. Garbage grabbers and containers can be provided! This is a small…Read More
Camp KT Update Here’s an update on what’s happening with the camp. It has grown beyond the track area and now there are tents all over the park. According to a recent BC Housing census, there are roughly 250 people living there, 90% of whom are genuinely homeless, making it the largest homeless camp in…Read More