Saturday, April 06, 2019
The vote is in!
Today, the Flats Arterial Community Panel picked National-Charles by 67.7% - a super majority for an option that was barely on the table at the start of the process. A huge thanks to all the panelists for their diligence and hard work and to the Jefferson Group for
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Our April SRA meeting will held on the second Wednesday, April 10, so that we can react to the Community Panel’s decision about the Arterial – which is happening on Saturday April 6. Still 7-9 PM, still at the Strathcona Community Centre. We’ll send out an update on Sunday, April 7, with
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Our March monthly meeting will be this Wednesday, Mar 6, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. No big agenda as yet, just general discussion of what's been going on with the Community Panel and in the hood. (e-mail Dan if you have something you'd like to add to the agenda).
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Last Saturday, Dan Jackson and Richard Taplin gave the SRA's presentation to the Flats Arterial Community Panel on why we oppose a road through the park and support the National/Charles option (NatCha). Larry Chan also spoke on why this isn't about choosing a road, it's about choosing a future
Thursday, February 07, 2019
A big thanks to Penny Crawford for taking minutes at last night's meeting (and thanks to Councillor Pete Fry for stopping by). For those of you who missed it, here they are. Feel free to add your comments.
Also, the SRA will be presenting to the Community Panel this Saturday, at 1:30 at
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
A huge thanks to the (by my count) 80 Strathconians who came to Saturday's Rally in support of calming Prior. It was so great (and gratifying) to see how many people really care. Fantastic signs. Amazing energy. What a community! We need to do that more often.
Thanks also to the many
Friday, January 25, 2019
Residents of Strathcona... set your alarms.
Members of the community are invited to a peaceful demonstration of community support for not putting the arterial on Prior or through the park. Please gather at the Linear Park at Hawks and Prior at 8:30AM tomorrow, Saturday, Jan 26. The 42
Sunday, January 13, 2019
The time has come.
The future of Strathcona will be decided in the coming months. So if you care about your neighbourhood, stop watching quietly from the sidelines and start getting involved.
The Flats Arterial Community Panel begins next Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9-4:30 PM at Dudoc
Sunday, December 02, 2018
Thanks for the amazing turnout last month. We’ll be holding our December monthly meeting this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. No big agenda. Just a follow-up to last month's Community Panel discussion (we've invited other community groups to
Friday, November 09, 2018
First off, thanks to the many people who came out for our November SRA meeting. It was inspiring and invigorating to see Strathcona rally once again behind the future on our neighbourhood.
For anyone who did not make the meeting, Susanna Haas Lyons, the chair of the Community Panel
Friday, November 02, 2018
NOVEMBER MEETING: WEDS. NOV 7, 7-9 PM Strathcona Community Centre
Susanna Haas Lyons, chair of the upcoming Flats Arterial Community Panel, is coming to explain how the Panel will work and take questions. The Panel is being formed to recommend the best route for the widened road and
Thursday, September 27, 2018
If you're receiving this e-mail - but did not also recently receive the agenda for the upcoming AGM, then you are not on our SRA members mailing list. If you are a resident of Strathcona or Kiwassa, and would like to join, please click here to sign up as an official member. It's free.
Monday, September 24, 2018
A couple updates on items that came up at our last meeting...
Support for an Arterial at National-Charles
At the September meeting, members voted to support a proposal presented by Richard Taplin for an arterial route at National-Charles, an option the
Friday, August 31, 2018
We’ll be restarting our monthly meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 7 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. Here is a revised agenda:
Brief Updates on Ongoing Issues:
What’s Up with the Community Panel? Susanna Haas Lyons is overseeing the Community Panel that’s
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
We’ll be restarting our monthly meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 7 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre.
The September meeting will be a chance to catch up on and strategize about ongoing issues - and bring up new ones. Here’s the still- evolving agenda…
What’s Up with the
Sunday, July 01, 2018
SRA JULY NEWSLETTER
Happy Canada Day Weekend!
Next Saturday, July 7, is the 22nd Annual UNION STREET BLOCK PARTY, one of the liveliest summer events in the hood. Everyone’s invited. It’s from 5-10 PM on the 600 block of Union. There will be live music, dancing, activities for kids
Saturday, June 02, 2018
SRA JUNE NEWSLETTER
HAVE YOU JOINED THE SRA YET?
Starting in May, we’re asking residents to officially join the SRA by signing up online. Why? Until now, all we’ve had are e-mails. Having the names, addresses, contact info and interests of people who actually live here will make
Monday, May 14, 2018
Are you a resident of Strathcona?
The Strathcona Residents Association (SRA) was founded in 1992 to give all residents a voice in the future of our community. But to date, we’ve never asked the people who live here to become members. Our current e-mail list only lists e-mails. Not
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The SRA May meeting will be on Wednesday, May 2, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. All welcome, refreshments served.
The meeting will be focused on the city’s proposed Burrard Inlet Rail Corridor Strategy, which will dramatically
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Thanks to all who attended the April SRA meeting. For those who weren’t able to attend, minutes are attached.
For those of you who sent written complaints about the train, the SRA has filed a formal complaint (also attached) to the Canadian Transportation Agency