Monday, August 28, 2017
The Strathcona Residents Association will be holding it’s 2017 AGM on Weds. Sept 6, 2017, from 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre.
Currently on the agenda: a brief update on the issues we’ve been focusing on this year (Union St. bikeway, re-routing Prior, the port expansion,
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
New SRA Social Media
New resident Laurel Murray has offered to help us improve our social media out reach. Please check out – and contribute to – the sites she’s set up on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. It’s a great way to stay informed and connected, offer feedback and just celebrate
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The SRA will not be holding its monthly meeting in July and August.
The next meeting will be our annual AGM on September 6. We are actively looking for a few new board members, especially someone who can help with social media outreach. With all the changes going on around us, it’s more
Sunday, June 04, 2017
City Council Staff heard on May 17th the draft of the False Creek Flats area plan, including the proposal for an arterial to be built alongside Malkin Street, National Street or Williams Street. Based on the vote we took during our SRA meeting in April, the
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
City Council hears the draft report on the Flase Creeek Flats today, including the option for a road through Stratchona Park. The following is the SRA Council response.
May 15, 2017
Mayor and Council
City of Vancouver
Vancouver City Hall
453 West 12th Ave
Monday, May 01, 2017
Due to the unavailability of speakers for our May SRA Meeting, we are postponing our gathering to discuss "The Diversity of Strathcona" to next month's meeting on June 6th. We will also revisit the Centerm Port Expansion and the city's plans for the new St. Paul’s Hospital
Saturday, April 01, 2017
The regular monthly meeting of the SRA will be on Weds, April 5, at the Strathcona Community Centre.
This month’s meeting will be focused on several looming developments in the neighbourhood. It’s a great chance to find out more about what’s going on – and to share your perspective.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Dear Strathcona Residents
Two Important and timely items to share for tomorrow (Tuesday):
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
With new developments and rezoning planned for Chinatown, what is the future of the neighbourhood?
Tomorrow, Wednesday March 1, 7pm at the Community Centre
Sunday, February 26, 2017
For our upcoming SRA Meeting on March 1 at 7pm in the Strathcona Community Centre, we have invited several stakeholders to participate in a panel discussion on "The Future of Chinatown". With many new property development projects underway in Chinatown,
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Vancouver Park Board are currently considering a renewal for Strathcona Park (between Prior St, Malkin St, Raymur Ave, and Hawks Ave).
As a way to provide input to the Park Board at the early stages of planning - rather than reacting to near complete plans - we would like to seek
Thursday, January 26, 2017
During our SRA meeting in November 2016, we had a chance to meet with the City of Vancouver's Public Engagement team to express our thoughts, concerns and needs for Union Street as a gateway for residents, pedestrians
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
In December 2016, the Vancouver City Council allocated a 0.5% emergency property tax increase to combat the fentanyl crisis, which included overdose response, a new fire truck and crew, mobile medical unit, training, supplies, and a commitment to a long overdue community policing centre for
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Reminder: tomorrow, Thursday 19th
Healthy Communities Conversation, 7-9pm Strathcona Community Centre
What is harm reduction? How are we responding to the overdose crisis?
What new services and supports are being relocated to the area?
What systems are in place for the
Friday, January 13, 2017
Hello neighbours, a few important upcoming events, and some sad local news
Healthy Communities Conversation, Thursday January 19th
A meaningful dialogue with local residents, businesses, and agencies about services delivery and healthy community in and around Strathcona
Monday, January 09, 2017
Since our last meeting, SRA council member Charis Walko has requested and received a snow-and-ice-response salt drop for our neighbourhood.
While we are through the worst of the snow and ice for now - temperatures are expected to drop below freezing tonight and
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
"CN is increasing freight train service via the two-mile-long Burrard Inlet (BI) spur line in urban Vancouver, that crosses Glen Drive, Venables, Union and Cordova beginning on January 2, 2017 to improve service to customers.
The crossings are protected by lights and
Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Strathcona Resident Association is wishing you and your families a Happy New Year!
We finished off 2016 with identifying the top priorities for our neighbourhood. Details of our discussion can be found in the December SRA meeting minutes below. One of
Monday, December 12, 2016
Fellow Residents of Strathcona,
First, we’d like to thank all of you who attended the November/December meetings of the Strathcona Residents Association and shared your opinions about the Union Street bikeway. We’ve attempted to condense your recommendations into a
Monday, December 05, 2016
Our December Strathcona Residents Association meeting is this coming up this Wednesday December 7th, 7:15pm at the Strathcona Community Centre.
This will be our Holiday Party and will include a potluck dinner. Our main topic will be a discussion to identify strategic