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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 »
S.R.A Newsletter
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Hi Everyone,

Something exciting to do in our neighbourhood next week from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:

Early Immigrant History Walking Tours (Free)
Citizenship Week - October 14 – 17th, 2014
Guides: John Atkin and Maurice Guibord.

October 13th through 19th Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating Citizenship Week with free walking tours that explore the diverse cultural history of Strathcona. Join John Atkin or Maurice Guibord to learn about the...

Neighbourhood Events
Monday, October 13, 2014 to Friday, October 17, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hello neighbours!

Last night’s meeting was busy and productive - we had a great conversation with Cynthia Low (Executive Director) and David Parent (Board member) of the Britannia Community Centre. Afterwards, the AGM included both philosophical discussion about the future of the SRA and practical allocation of responsibilities for SRA Council and Committees. I would like to extend a big thanks to the new members who have taken on jobs, and to familiar faces who have committed to...

Neighbourhood Events
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hi everyone,

Looking forward to getting together tomorrow night at 7 pm sharp.
We meet at the Strathcona Community Centre, we’ll be upstairs this time in the breakfast room.

After our guests from the Britannia Community Centre tell us about the major renovations anticipated for their site, we’ll be holding our Annual General Meeting.
Think about volunteering for a committee or a task. All positions will be open for nomination: SRA Chair, Executive Council, Treasurer...

Neighbourhood Events
The Raymur Mothers
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014
S.R.A Newsletter
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hello fellow Strathconians,

October’s meeting is unique for three reasons:

1. It’s on October 1st (weird but soon)
2. It’s our AGM (important voting and nominations, so come in person!)
3. It starts at 7 pm not at 7:15 (change is frightening, but this slight adjustment is manageable?)

Please mark you calendars now: SRA meeting and AGM, Wednesday October 1st at 7 pm sharp. (at the Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer Street)

We are committed to having guest...

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hello Strathconians!
What a summer it’s been; real heat with lots of local events and festivals. Although the next few days look drab, here’s to at least a few more weeks of great weather and hanging out in the parks!
The SRA takes a break for the summer months, but September is just around the corner and our activity resumes. We would like to invite you to attend the next season’s first SRA meeting on Wednesday, September 3rd at 7:15 at the Strathcona Community...

Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Harvest Festival photo © Jonathan Cruz
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Atira Proposed development at 420 Hawks - Community Open House
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Neighbourhood Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014