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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

First off, some news that isn’t about the Strathcona Park encampment.

Parents and Families Facebook Page: We’ve had some requests to set up a Facebook page for parents and child caregivers so they can ask questions, share resources and join a community. Turns out, one already exists.

Monday, July 13, 2020

The SRA believes every single person deserves a safe, accessible home, but we do not support the growing encampment in Strathcona Park. 

Strathcona is Vancouver's lowest socioeconomic neighbourhood and has the least green space per capita in the city. This encampment punishes

Friday, June 26, 2020

We would like to update you on what we know about the encampment in Strathcona Park.

The SRA has been visiting the encampment and talking with camp organizers. They agree that Strathcona Park is not a sustainable place for a camp that large and would prefer a sanctioned location with

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

This morning, we woke up to find that the homeless encampment that several weeks ago moved from Oppenheimer Park to Crab Park is now in Strathcona Park, occupying the tennis courts and oval track.

We sympathize with the plight of people simply seeking a place to live, but we are also

Monday, June 01, 2020

 

This morning, the schoolyard at Strathcona School was full of kids for the first time in months. Playgrounds, stores, restaurants and other public amenities are cautiously opening. All encouraging signs that we’ve weathered at least the first wave of this. It’s a good time to

Monday, June 01, 2020

 

This morning, the schoolyard at Strathcona School was full of kids for the first time in months. Playgrounds and other public amenities are cautiously opening. All encouraging signs that we’ve weathered at least the first wave of this. If you been holed up for the last two months,

Friday, May 01, 2020

I hope you’re all staying healthy and managing isolation fatigue. If you need help, if only to have someone to talk to, let us know.

Here's what's going on. The Strathcona Neighbors Facebook continues to be a good place for local posts. Thanks Amber for monitoring.

SRA GETS GRANT

Thursday, March 26, 2020

As we're all doing our best to keep a safe distance away from each other, the SRA is doing what we can to keep us connected.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to help out people stuck alone at home. So far, not many takers. If you know of anyone who might need help, e-mail us.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

In light of the unfolding coronavirus outbreak, the Strathcona Residents Association wants to do what we can to help our community get through this.

For one, we're concerned about people who may be isolated at home and need assistance. A few residents have already reached out with offers

Monday, February 03, 2020

The next SRA residents' meeting will be held on this Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. All are welcome. No big agenda. Just a discussion of some of the evolving issues below…

PRIOR AND VENABLES STREET CALMING

On Jan 27, the City took the first steps

Friday, January 03, 2020

Happy New Year to everyone in our wonderful community.

Our first monthly meeting of the new decade will be on Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre.  All are welcome. If you've avoided coming because you hate meetings, we promise to keep things lively.

Friday, November 29, 2019

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER

We’ve opted not to hold a regular monthly meeting in December as there’s not much to meet about. The new board did meet in November. Here are the minutes of that meeting. The next regular monthly meeting will be on Weds. Jan. 8, 7-9 PM at the SCC.

SOCIAL

Friday, November 01, 2019

We’ll be holding our annual AGM on Weds. Nov. 6, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. Currently, on the agenda:

The election of a board of directors for 2019-20 A discussion of the recent City Council resolution on Prior St. A follow up to last month’s Air Quality Forum An update
Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Please see the link below for the minutes from the City Council meeting last week regarding the arterial and decisions taken that impact Prior Street and our community.

The relevant agenda item begins on Page 12.

city council minutes

There is also a  link to the video

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Please join us for the Monthly SRA Meeting

Wednesday   2 Oct  @ 7:15 pm

Strathcona Community Centre

Agenda posted under "events" on SRA website

Monday, September 30, 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Rally on Monday morning!!

We had over 200 people attend and all the top media on site!!

Thank you to all the Speakers and Organisers for this event.

Tuesday - speaking at City Council on Tuesday, 1 Oct 9:30 am

Wednesday

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Join the Rally on Monday 30 September 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Prior & Hawkes

The purpose of this Rally is to send a clear message to our elected City Council that we are expecting them to follow through on the four commitments that have been made to Calm Prior.

Prior is not

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Join our Rally on Monday, 30 September 7:30 am - 8:30 am - let's send a clear message to our elected City Councilors to Calm Prior!

Prior is not safe, it's too narrow and was never intended as an arterial.

We want meaningful calming measures put in place and are expecting Council

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Join the Rally, Monday 30 September 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Prior & Hawkes

The purpose of the rally

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Strathcona Air Quality Forum - Agenda

This free event will be held 1pm - 4pm on Sunday September 29th at the nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch Library (Located on East Hastings Street between Heatley Avenue and Hawks Avenue. )

Speakers include:

Dr. Naomi Zimmerman - UBC Air

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