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Oct 19th to Oct 26th
This week the Sun
enters Scorpio for the first time in a year. Scorpio is the sign of
hidden things so how appropriate that Halloween occurs under its watch.
Mercury stops being retrograde on Oct. 26; but even though it goes
forward, it will not catch up to where it first went retrograde until
Nov. 10. Wait until that later date for major purchases like cars and
computers. Venus is also in Scorpio and Mars moves from Sagittarius to
Capricorn. The sign of Capricorn is a long-lived one and it deals with
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 211 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during September 2014 which is way up from
September 2013 when 194 were sold. There were
381 new residential listings in September this year compared to 360 in
September 2013. Total listings in
September 2014 were
1,660 which is down from September 2013 when 1,679 listed.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
124 single family detached homes sold in September 2014, up from
September 2013 when
119 were sold. Currently, there are 211 new SFH's listed
compared to 185 listed in September 2013. There were 835 listings in
September this year compared to 853 in September 2013.
There were 46 Townhome sales in
September 2014 compared to 27 that sold in September 2013. There were 66 new
listings in September this year compared to September 2013 when there were 70
listed. A total of 332 were listed for sale in September 2014 which is up
slightly from September 2013 when 331 were listed.
There were 19 apartment units
sold in September 2014 compared to 24 that sold in September 2013. There were
listings in September 2014 compared to 49 listed in September 2013. The total apt
listings for sale this year in September was 246 compared to 278 listed in
There were 11 mobile home sales
in September 2014 compared to 14 that sold in September 2013. There were 20 new
listings in September this year compared to 17 listed for sale in September 2013.
There were 86 active listings in September 2014 compared to 79 listed in
Homes with Acreage
A total of 11 homes with acreage
were sold in September 2014 compared to 10 that sold in September 2013. There were
14 new listings in September compared to 20 listed in September 2013. In total,
there were 161 listings in September compared to 138 in September 2013.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2014 was $67,101,531 compared to
September 2013 when
$57,962,010 changed hands.
This is the 297th day of the year
There are 68 days left in 2014
Phillips of Springfield, Massachusetts, invented friction-matches for the
instantaneous production of light and ignition.
completes the first telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of
The first comic
strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called
the 'Yellow Kid.'
schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to take the
plunge over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
1930 John Wayne debuts in his
first starring role in The Big Trail .
carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle
of Leyte Gulf.
and the Sundance Kid, starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford as a team of
bank robbers in the Old West, opens in theaters around the US.
began litigation against the US government, accusing them of tapping his
received a medallion cast in rhodium after being declared the most
successful composer of all time. From 1962 to 1978, McCartney had written or
co-written 43 songs that had sold over a million copies each.
The Toronto Blue
Jays become the first Major League Baseball team based outside the United
States to win the World Series.
The Concorde jet
made its last passenger flight from John F. Kennedy Int. Airport to London's
Heathrow Airport, traveling at twice the speed of sound.
With files from Wikipedia, the History
Channel, Historynet, This Day in Music and other sources.
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Rings and Things
Mark Lewis, Fraser Valley Treasure Hunters
Thank you for the
article. I linked it with websites and Facebook pages from Canada, U.S and
South Africa. It looks great.
I can hardly wait till we find another. That makes over $13,000 returned
this year, not a bad start. Read the story
Barb Coates, Variety Children's Charity
Wow! Looks fabulous
thank you! And you got Varietys logo in and everything. And thank you also
for including the direct link to her
fundraising page. Those pages will go live today
and will be easy to find from Varietys Kid Champions event page.
Have a most excellent day and Ill keep you posted on Destinys progress.
Hoy, Tour de Valley, Canadian Cancer Society, Fraser Valley Region
CRV Citizens on
Patrol are looking for volunteers. Check for stolen cars, neighbourhood
problems, or other police matters. Cars are marked so people will know we
are out there. Needed for May to September on Fridays and Saturdays in
Contact Ryder Lake resident Jamie Irwin at
Colonel Simon Alexander, a famous African
mercenary, languishes away in Black Beach Prison. Failing health makes an
unsupported escape impossible, and the diplomatic process is failing as
fast as his health.
to the Canadian Cancer Society prostate cancer is the most common cancer
among Canadian men (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers). It is the 3rd
leading cause of death from cancer in men in Canada.
weekend Chilliwacks Heritage Park will host former Olympians, TV stars
and Americas most Trusted Horseman as the Mane Event, Equine
Education and Trade Fair takes place once again October 24 26, 2014.
with fellowship for exemplary service
Released by BCCPA/Voice file photo
John Jansen, CPA, FCGA has
been honoured with a fellowship by the Certified General Accountants
Association of Canada. The fellowship (FCGA) designation is awarded
to Certified General Accountants in ...
have picked out two new candidates I plan to vote for, and I
want also to vote for a family farmer, but I don't see one among the
candidates. If you like farming don't hide your talents or
experience. I might decide to vote for you.
the local elections heat up, Chilliwack-based WaterWealth Project is
providing an opportunity for Fraser Valley candidates to share their
perspectives on issues that affect the local waterways. Using an online
questionnaire, WaterWealth put together 10 questions allowing the
political hopefuls ...
Christmas Craft Fair still has some tables open
Submitted by Gauthier for Bernard Elementary
that time of year again! Bernard Elementary is hosting it's annual
Christmas Craft Fair on November 15th from 9am-3pm in our school
gymnasium. Admission is only $2 or two non-parish able food items for
the food bank.
Show helps eradicate childhood disease
Story and photos by Brunella Battista,
dB digital TV
Hall election candidate Sam Waddington struts it on the catwalk
Tzeachten Community Centre Thursday.
would have guessed that Chilliwack could be the hub of contemporary fashion?
Coming from Italy, I thought Milan was where fashion stopped. But I was
wrong: on Thursday,
October 23rd, The Rotary held their annual Fashion Show at the Tzeachten
Community Centre and the runway fever hit our own community.
The Runway for Rotary event,
created to support Polio eradication around the globe, saw the best dressed
Chilliwack ladies attending a stellar fashion show where the models had REAL
sizes and real bodies. That in itself was worth the modest price of the
ticket, just in case charity and prevention hadnt been enough.