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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The Prior Street working group met with city staff on Feb. 10 to get an update on the pilot project to reduce traffic volume and speeds. The city recently collected data to compare to data collected 2019 and 2020, which roughly shows a roughly 20% decrease in volume and a 20-40% decrease in driving over…

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The Air Quality monitors have arrived and the process of finding hosts will begin within the next month. We’re preparing info sheets which we will send out once they’re ready. In the meantime, we’re still looking for residents to host monitors as part of both this and a concurrent UBC study. Click here for details.  We’ll…

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The SRA met with PCL, the lead contractor for the new St. Paul’s Hospital, on Jan. 11, 2022 for an update on construction activity in the next six months. Excavation, which has been ongoing since November, is expected to continue through May. Through at least March, it will continue 24 hours a day during the week…

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Celebrate Strathcona is set for Saturday, June 11 in Strathcona Park. We have a permit to use the entire park that afternoon. The event will include a mass picnic with food trucks, many fun workshops and activities sponsored by local groups, followed up with live music and dancing. We figured that, after the last two…

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SRA Membership Meeting Weds. Jan. 5, 2022, 7-9 PM (via Zoom) Minutes Off Leash Dog Park Proposal for Strathcona Park Guest:  Darren Miller, Park Designer, Park Board A presentation on proposed temporary fencing for an off-leash area including examples of other parks was put forward.   A temporary but structurally sound fence cedar split rail style…

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UBC Strathcona and Downtown Eastside Air Quality Monitoring Project A group of UBC grad students will be running an air quality study in parallel with the SRA/Port study. They are currently seeking residential homes to host monitors between February and August of this year. Below is info about their study and the specific monitor they…

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January 2022 The SRA met with PCL, the lead contractor for the new St. Paul’s Hospital, on Jan. 11 for an update on construction activity in the next six months. Excavation, which has been ongoing since November, is expected to continue through May. Through at least March, it will continue 24 hours a day during…

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As we hunker down for another CoVid winter, the SRA is doing what we can to keep the spirit of community alive. If you need help, please let us know either by emailing sra@strathcona-residents.org or phoning Dan at 604-347-9003. We’ll be holding our January Meeting on Weds. Jan 5 from 7-9 PM via Zoom. Joining us…

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