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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 »
Neighbourhood Events
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
DTES Community Economic Development Info Session
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
2016 Strathcona Winter Craft Fair
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
Strathcona Town Hall with City Councillor Adriane Carr
Friday, November 25, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
Ray Cam 40
Friday, November 25, 2016
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, October 31, 2016

Apologies, our earlier email negelected to mention early-start pre-meeting potluck! Break bread with your neighbours! Please join us at 6:30 for a pre-meeting potluck - bring something to share, and your appetite for food and conversation. 

Potluck will be followed by our regular meeting agenda, including Union Street presentation, sent out earlier (see below), starting at 7:15. We'll be adding to the agenda an opportunity to discuss this weekends oped from the...

S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, October 28, 2016

Hello friends and neighbours,

Our regular November Residents Association meeting is this coming Wednesday November 2, 7:15pm at the Strathcona Community Centre.

We’ll have the latest news and events around the neighbourhood, including plans for the AGM, report on Community Economic Development Strategy, Prior Street Safety and viaducts removal, as well as updates about renovictions and intimidation of our neighbours at the Georgia Hotel. 
  We are also...
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
Friday, October 14, 2016
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, October 3, 2016

Hello friends and neighbors,

Just a gentle reminder that our Annual General Meeting is this Wednesday, 7:15 at the Strathcona Community Centre. With a number of retirements from the executive council, we could use some new members! If you are a resident of Strathcona and want to help continue some of the great work the SRA has done over the years, please consider standing to be a member of the executive council.

We will have lots of updates and news from around the...

S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, September 16, 2016
Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, September 24, 2016
S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, July 18, 2016

The annual tradition on 600 block Union is in its 20th year,
and this is the biggest party yet! 

The 20th Annual Union Street Block Party
Saturday, July 23, 2016, 5:00 - 10:30pm

Join friends and neighbours for the 20th Annual 600 block Union Street Block Party
This Year, featuring seven bands on two stages!
with Hot Dogs + Refreshments + Potluck!
Street Hockey + Kids Activities...

Neighbourhood Events
Saturday, July 23, 2016
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, June 24, 2016
One of the recent film productions in and around the neighbourhood: the ABC miniseries "When We Rise" (in addition to donating money to the community) are throwing a party to thank the neighbourhood, this Sunday

Stage 49 Ltd and all the cast and crew of "When We Rise" would like to thank the residents of Strathcona for all your support during their filming in the neighbourhood. Come for burgers, hot dogs and ice cream treats (for the first 250 people). Face painters and entertainment...