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Annual General Meeting Package 2018

Dear Strathcona BIA member, The 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at the Settlement Building (397 Alexander Street – please enter from Alexander Street). The AGM will be held in the late afternoon. Doors will open at 3:45pm followed by the AGM and member networking event from 4pm to… (Read More)

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Exchange Inner City – Eastside Local Card Launch Party

What is Exchange Inner City? Exchange Inner City is a community backbone organization that works with DTES residents, CED actors and policy makers to build a more vibrant and inclusive local economy. Exchange Inner City collectively fosters a vibrant and inclusive local economy where all residents can prosper and live full and rewarding lives. The mandates… (Read More)

Save the date - Strathcona Street Party

Save the date – 2nd annual Strathcona Street Party!

Last year Made In Strathcona launched the Most Walkable Street 2021 campaign. We are excited to be taking action to help make East Hastings and Strathcona more walkable. Coming this summer, Made In Strathcona has partnered with Vancouver Mural Festival to bring you the second annual Strathcona Street Party.  Strathcona is home to thousands of unique… (Read More)

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Holiday Social 2017

On Thursday, December 14th the SBIA will be hosting our Annual Holiday Social at Pat’s Pub, located at 403 East Hastings. Please join us for appetizers and drinks and to meet fellow business & community stakeholders! Guests who RSVP will receive a drink ticket.There will be door prizes and a cash bar. Thursday, December 14 from 4:30pm –… (Read More)

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10 Blocks of Passion Arriving in Strathcona

Fresh off the tails of Made In Strathcona’s Most Walkable Street initiative, we’re gearing up for our 2018 Walk Strathcona campaign: 10 Blocks of Passion. 10 Blocks of Passion will highlight 10 unique art pieces inspired by intimate personal stories from Strathcona. Showing a human look at tales from behind the scenes of our diverse… (Read More)

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Turn Down the Heat Week and Warm Clothing Drive

The Strathcona BIA is taking part in the BIA BC 5th annual Turn Down the Heat Week happening November 4 – 10, 2017. Turn Down the Heat Week is the annual initiative that brings BIAs together across to province to raise awareness of the environmental and economic benefits of reducing energy consumption in the workplace… (Read More)

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Made In Strathcona: Most Walkable Street 2021

Year One Recap! We’ve launched an initiative to make East Hastings Vancouver’s most walkable street by 2021. Our primary area of focus is East Hastings between Campbell Ave and Princess Ave. For this year we focused on building familiarity with the Strathcona neighbourhood among people in the Lower Mainland, attracting people and businesses to come… (Read More)

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Holiday Social 2016

Photo credit: Kellan Higgins The Holiday Social at Pat’s Pub in December was a huge success. Around 100 SBIA members and partners came out to enjoy some holiday cheer. Attendees enjoyed the wonderful atmosphere created by Pat’s Pub, great beer from onsite Hastings Mill Brewing Company, yummy bites from Railtown Catering, and of course the… (Read More)

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Strathcona Holiday Guide 2016

Our guide to exploring Strathcona this holiday season. Whether you consider Strathcona your neck of the woods or a new area to discover, make some time to explore the neighbourhood in the next few days. There is plenty of holiday action to enjoy. Start your winter stroll off right with a cup of freshly brewed… (Read More)

Members voting in support of SBIA renewal term for 7 years.

AGM and Renewal

We are pleased to announce that at the 2016 Annual General Meeting held on September 28, 2016 at the Pink Pearl Restaurant, members unanimously voted in support of the renewal term of 7 years, the cap of $7.449M and the 17/18 budget. The Board of Directors expresses its thanks and gratitude to the many members… (Read More)