Happy New Year everyone. Below are a few updates on what’s happening in the neighbourhood. We’ll be holding our January membership meeting via Zoom on Weds, Jan. 18 at 7 PM. On the agenda will be a discussion of the 7 proposed developments along Hastings mentioned below. City Planner Tom Wanklin will be joining to…

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November Meeting & AGMThe next SRA meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7-9 PM. This will also be our 2022 AGM. We’d like to get your opinion about whether you prefer to meet in-person or virtually for SRA meetings (or, alternating online and in-person).  Let us know by answering this poll We will send out…

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November Meeting & AGMThe next SRA meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7-9 PM. This will also be our 2022 AGM. We’d like to get your opinion about whether you prefer to meet in-person or virtually for SRA meetings (or, alternating online and in-person).  Let us know by answering this poll We will send out…

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The SRA will be hosting an Air Quality Forum on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1-4 PM at the nə́c̓aʔmat ct (Strathcona) library. The Forum will feature speakers from Metro Vancouver, UBC, and the Port to discuss the health effects of air pollution, local pollutants and pollution levels, the community air quality monitoring study that we’ve started…

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In August, the VFPA reached out to the SRA asking for a letter of support for their Rolling Truck Age Program, which in brief prohibits diesel trucks older than a certain age from entering the Port. The goal is to get older, more polluting trucks off the road. Here’s a link with more details. After…

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The SRA has urged Park Board to put Strathcona Park on its capital plan for redesign and renewal. The Capital Plan approved by Council this summer allocated $6.3M for Park Renewal and also funds for the renewal of specific amenities in the system such as playgrounds and spray parks, sports courts and skate parks, off-leash areas, washrooms,…

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On May 16, 2022, city staff sent the memo below to City Council, summarizing the improvements made to calm Prior Street during the 2020-21 pilot, the resulting impact on traffic volumes and speeds, and recommendations moving forward. In brief, improvements will remain in place until funding for the underpass is secured. In the interim, further…

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May Meeting  Our first in-person membership meeting in over two years will be held on Wednesday, May 4, from 7-8:30 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. The meeting will be in the upstairs Community Room. Follow the signs. An agenda will be sent to all members the Monday before. If you’re not a member – or aren’t sure – you can…

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SRA Meeting Minutes March  2,  2022 via Zoom Raymur Pump Station Replacement Project Guests: Helen Mei, Project Engineer and Emma Mendoza, Community Liaison Officer – City of Vancouver Engineering Department Re:  The redevelopment of the Raymur Pump Station at Strathcona Park – Large Project that will take place over the next few years. The City…

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