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RFP for Preferred Service Provider

The Strathcona BIA is issuing a Request for Proposals for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider to service the Strathcona business district. Please see the attached pdf for full details of the RFP. Deadline for proposal submissions is August 21st at 4pm. Please send your proposal to this email address, ATTN:Read More ..

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Meet The Makers Expo

On June 13th, the Strathcona BIA invited the public to the “Meet The Makers Expo” at MakerLabs to showcase the innovative businesses in the Strathcona community. The Expo was a great success with over 450 guests attending throughout the day enjoying food, drinks and experiencing firsthand products being “Made In Strathcona.”Read More ..

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Mural volunteer opportunity

UPDATE: The mural is complete! Please join the team, members of the community, supporters, and other fine folks for the official ribbon cutting ceremony on August 15th. A free BBQ starts at 12pm followed by ribbon cutting at 1pm, and a Video presentation at Groundswell Cafe, 566 Powell Street starting at 1:30pm.Read More ..

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Painted planters on Hastings

One of the SBIA’s community greening programs, the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery, recently received an extra burst of colour. The ten concrete planters located within Strathcona (there are four more located in the Hastings Crossing area), were painted by five local artists to add vibrancy and artistic flair to theRead More ..

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Free Lean Path trial

Metro Vancouver is offering a free 6-8 week trial of Lean Path, an innovative food waste reduction technology, to all restaurants and foodservice businesses in the lower mainland. The technology is very simple to use and implement, and is designed to help businesses find ways to identify, measure and reduceRead More ..

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RFP for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider

The Strathcona BIA is issuing a Request for Proposals for a Preferred Zero Waste Service Provider to service the Strathcona business district. Please see the attached pdf for full details of the RFP. Deadline for proposal submissions is August 21st at Read More…

Have fun in Strathcona this summer

There’s no better time to experience the pulse of the city than in the summer. The days are longer and warmer and there are enough activities and events going on to fill up every evening in the calendar. Our neck Read More…

Painted Planters on Hastings St

One of the SBIA’s community greening programs, the Hastings Urban Tree Nursery, recently received an extra burst of colour. The ten concrete planters located within Strathcona (there are four more located in the Hastings Crossing area), were painted by five Read More…

Meet The Makers Expo

On June 13th, the Strathcona BIA invited the public to the “Meet The Makers Expo” at MakerLabs to showcase the innovative businesses in the Strathcona community. The Expo was a great success with over 450 guests attending throughout the day enjoying Read More…

Made In Strathcona Media Articles

Made In Strathcona – Media Articles With another successful Made In Strathcona campaign well underway, now would be a good time to share all the amazing media coverage on participating businesses. The articles and T.V. interviews below will give you Read More…