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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
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...

Neighbourhood Events
Sunday, June 26, 2016
S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Apologies, we supplied the wrong date in that last email.
The upcoming SRA meeting is Wednesday June 1, 2016

S.R.A Newsletter
Thursday, May 26, 2016

REMINDER: Residents are invited to attend the St Paul’s hospital site
Social Impact Assessment next Wednesday or fill out the online survey

Fill out the online survey or attend an in-person workshop
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 7-9pm at the Strathcona Community Centre

Do you live or work near the proposed site of the new St. Paul’s hospital site? Will your life be...
S.R.A Newsletter
Sunday, May 22, 2016

Do you live or work near the proposed site of the new St. Paul's hospital?

Will your life be affected by the new St. Paul's hospital and health campus?

The City of Vancouver is developing a Policy Statement to guide future development of the New St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus, to be located near Station Street in the False Creek Flats (beside Pacific Central train station) — see map.

Have your say:

1. Online survey https://www.talkvancouver...

S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, April 29, 2016

Strathcona Residents’ Association Council Meeting (SRA)

Agenda for May 4, 2016.



S.R.A Newsletter
Monday, April 4, 2016

Strathcona Residents’ Association Council Meeting 

Agenda for April 6, 2016.

Potluck, 6:30, April 6. Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Strathcona Community Centre

7:15 Meeting called to order (Chair)

             Those in attendance reminded to sign in.

7:20 Announcements...

S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, March 4, 2016

The SRA is participating in the City of Vancouver’s writing of Urban Design Guidelines for Strathcona’s portion of Hastings Street (known as Hastings East in the DTES LAP).

Lots of new development proposals will be coming our way, and Hastings Street will be changing dramatically before our eyes over the next few years. This is our chance to have a say about what Hastings will look like and how it will serve the current and future community in the neighbourhood.
S.R.A Newsletter
Friday, February 26, 2016

Please join us for a fun pot-luck get together at 6:30 pm at the Strathcona Community centre which will be followed by our regular monthly meeting at 7:15. Bring something to share and children are welcome at the potluck. A good way to meet your neighbours.

Lots has been happening in our neighbourhood and around us which will certainly affect Strathcona and we have some updates. Please come and hear about what is happening and share your ideas and responses.