This artwork is intended to be uplifting and beautifying to our neighbourhood. This is our first time making a project like this and we know it is far from perfect! We hope people will understand we have put in a lot of care and love into it and we welcome feedback and constructive criticism! We…

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This post focuses on the history of colonial settlement of Vancouver, however we respectfully acknowledge that Vancouver is part of the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, whose settlement of the Strathcona neighbourhood is less well-documented. It is often said that Canada was built around railways and railways…

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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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Chair – Dan Jackson Guests – City of Vancouver Paul Storer, Director of Transportation, Megan Tate, Transportation Jessica Land: Manager of Recreation Services, Park Board Karla Klepper: Supervisor of Recreation Services, Park Board Traffic Calming on Prior: Megan provided background information on the pilot project undertaken 2 years ago to reduce traffic and speed on…

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After a summer of drilling and installing almost 800 secant piles to form the perimeter of the new St. Paul’s Hospital at 1002 Station Street, the teams are nearing completion and excavation begins in earnest this fall until early 2022.  It’s estimated approximately 300,000 cubic metres of fill will be removed from site, an amount…

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Based on the input we received from our May 2021 survey, the SRA would like to make the following recommendations for improvements to Strathcona Park. PRIORITIZE THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE. The current park prioritizes weekend baseball leagues, most from outside the neighbourhood. We recommend removing the diamond on the east side…

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Re: New St Paul’s Project Phase 1aDemolition of 310 Prior Street, Vancouver BC This letter is to notify residents of the planned demolition of building 310 Prior Street. The work is a scheduled component of the New St. Paul’s Hospital development at 1002 Station Street, Vancouver BC. Preliminary exploration and preparation will start immediately, this…

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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 to damage. Other…

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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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Notification Letter to Residents July 27, 2021 Sir/Madam, This letter is to notify residents that the City of Vancouver has granted a Variance of Construction Hours for the New St Paul’s project located at 1002 Station Street. PCL Construction as the General Contractor will be managing and overseeing this project, with Darrin Joss (PCL) as…

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