About us

A voice for the community

This Is Our Story

Strathcona is a neighbourhood in the beautiful city of Hamilton, Ontario, located in Ward 1, just northwest of the downtown core. It is located between Main St. and Hamilton Harbour, and Queen St. and Highway 403. We are a volunteer based collection of volunteers who strive to seek the best for our community.  We typically meet as an executive monthly to get Ward updates from our councillor, the community crime manager, and to discuss ongoing news and development in the neighbourhood.

We seek to

To gather and share information that concerns the neighbourhood;



To promote and plan activities that maintain and reflect the lifestyle of the residents of the neighbourhood. 



It’s important to us to ensure that we’re communicating news and issues to our community.  We’re on several social media platforms to enhance the message being received.

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Bringing a voice for the community, concerns and celebrations, is what is important to us.  Have something you want shared? Visit our contact page.


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News and updates in our community

Strathcona Community Council AGM 2020

The SCC’s Annual General Meeting is scheduled for November 30 at 7PM. Agenda to Follow. This year we will only have official business and updates from the City. We wish to resume more meetings and events throughout the year, once it is safe to do so. For access to the Zoom meeting, please request the link by emailing strathconacommunitycouncil@gmail.com. The meeting will include: SCC document review Approval of 2019 AGM minutes (available here) Treasurer’s report Election All executive positions are elected at our AGM, for the year ahead: President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Communications Officer Member At Large (Maximum 6) You are encouraged to volunteer for any of these positions by emailing your choice(s) in advance to strathconacommunitycouncil@gmail.com. Each position will be awarded to the volunteer with the most votes for that position. City updates We will be taking advance questions for Clr. Maureen Wilson up to Nov. 26th. Additionally, you can email the questions directly to the Ward 1 office in the weeks leading up to the...

Strathcona Community Council – 2019 AGM

Hello neighbours! You are invited to the 2019 Strathcona Community Council Annual General Meeting. Here are the meeting details: Monday, November 25, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Erskine Presbyterian Church Hall – 19 Pearl St. North, Hamilton We will start the evening with the AGM business: approval of past minutes (please find the minutes here), approval of the Treasurer’s Report (to be presented in the meeting), and elections to the Council Executive. There will be vacancies in the executive, so if you are interested, please come and stand for election and help support your neighbourhood association have another great year of community events and outreach! Following the business part of the AGM, we will get an update from our Ward 1 Councillor Maureen Wilson, get an update from our Hamilton Police Services west-end crime manager, and get an introduction to our new HPS neighbourhood liaison for the coming year. Lastly, there will be a great presentation from the folks at the Social Navigator Program, a made-in-Hamilton program to help Police and Paramedics connect at-risk individuals with the health and social services they need. Here is the detailed agenda. Hope to see you all...

Developments at King/Queen, and Queen/Market

Many of you in the neighbourhood have received notices of the developments by Vrancor on the lots at King and Queen, and Queen and Market. For those who have not, we have obtained copies of the notices that went out, as well as the proposed site plans and renderings. Unfortunately they are black and white photocopy quality, but you may still be interested in seeing them! Earlier in November there were meetings regarding the minor variances required for the developments; see the Spectator’s article on the Committee of Adjustment meeting. The following is the image from the Spectator article, from Vrancor, of the development proposed for King and Queen St. (looking northwest, to the lot where the convent used to be): Click on the links below for the notices that went out, which include renderings and site plans of each development: At King St. and Queen St. (former convent) – proposed 10-storey hotel, 6-storey residential building, and townhouses along Market – PDF of notice At Queen St. and Market St. (currently parking lot) – proposed 15-storey residential building, with townhouses along Market, and commercial along Queen – PDF of...