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Strathcona, Vancouver's First Neighbourhood

Strathcona, Vancouver’s oldest and truly unique neighbourhood, has been called a slum, “home of the working man,” and absolutely charming. Starting out as a collection of shacks and cottages around the Hastings Mill, it developed into a residential area that quickly moved south and east away from the mill... Read More about Strathcona and the area's history »
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  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 President and Media Coordinator Richard Taplin, Prior St. Working Group Trefor Smith, Environmental Lead and Air Quality Working Group Ghazal Arefi, Building...
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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 to the board were Maureen Teaham, Richard Taplin, Trefor Smith, Katie Lewis, Andrea Kastanis, Dan Jackson, Ghazal Arefi. GOALS FOR 2021 It’s going to be a long winter. Getting involved is...
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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 to Alan Zisman for organizing 44 concerts that kept music and community spirit flowing through...
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Here's an update on what's going on in Strathcona as we head into September. ADOPT-A-STREET Several 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 way to make a positive impact in your community as we deal with these stressful times. To participate or learn more, ...
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
SRA Monthly Meeting - Wednesday 2 Oct 7:15 pm
Strathcona Community Centre
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, September 29, 2019
See below for Agenda Details
nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch Library
Neighbourhood Events
Monday, September 30, 2019
Come out to the Rally on September 30
Hawkes & Prior
Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Learn how the expanding port and increased rail and road traffic will impact the air you breathe.
Strahcona Branch Library 730 East Hastings
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Cider, Mushrooms, Bees, Tea-making, Seeds, Drumming, Tours
Strathcona Community Gardens (Hawks & Prior)
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Community Clean Up in honour of Wayne Nelson, founding member of the SBIA
872 East Hastings
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Local Artisans, Activities for Kids, Workshops, Live Music
431 Princess
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
SRA September Meeting
Strathcona Community Centre
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
We welcome you to join us on Friday November 9th for a rally and community march to honour the tremendous work the staff at Phil Bouvier Daycare have done over the last 10 years and to mourn the loss of this Centre.
Meet at Raycam Community Centre at 9:30 AM
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
We welcome you to join us on Friday November 9th for a rally and community march to honour the tremendous work the staff at Phil Bouvier Daycare have done over the last 10 years and to mourn the loss of this Centre.
Raycam Community Centre - 920 East Hastings Street
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, November 9, 2018
Live Musical Performers 50/50 Draw
Pat's Pub 403 E. Hastings

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