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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 295th day of the year
There are 70 days left in 2014
parachute jump of note is made by André-Jacques Garnerin from a hydrogen
balloon 2,200 feet above Paris.
Boy" Floyd is shot and killed by FBI agents in a cornfield in East
F. Kennedy announces to the American people that he has ordered a blockade
of Cuba in response to the discovery that Soviet missiles were being
installed on the island.
is awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, which he declines.
Parliamentary Committee selects the design which becomes the new official
Flag of Canada.
publicly denied rumors that he was dead. The most recent of many "clues" of
this Death Hoax was the fact that he was the only barefoot Beatle on the
newly released 'Abby Road' LP cover.
Sergeant Leonard Matlovich, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, is given
a "general" discharge by the air force after publicly declaring his
Red Dye No. 4 is
banned by the US FDA after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the
bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.
inauguration of Pope John Paul II; born Karol Jozef Wojtyla. The Polish-born
Wojtyla was the first non-Italian pope since Pope Adrian VI died in 1523
officers are killed by inmates at the United States Penitentiary in Marion,
Illinois. The incident inspires the Supermax model of prisons.
is formally stripped of the seven Tour de France titles he won from 1999 to
2005 and banned for life from competitive cycling after being charged with
using drugs and blood transfusions as well as demanding that some of his
Tour teammates dope in order to help him win races.
With files from Wikipedia, the History
Channel, Historynet, This Day in Music and other sources.
Our readers always
have a voice with us and their opinion matters.
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.
business owners in B.C. are feeling optimistic about 2015, with a recent
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
survey showing that the majority of B.C. small business owners are
Reader's first-hand experience of the multi-vehicle crash
on Hwy 1
Submitted by Beky Coe
was the "pedestrian" that got hit. I was not from the car that spun out
of control and crashed in the fast lane. I was a driver on my way home
from Thanksgiving with family in Kamloops that passed "that" vehicle and
saw that it was in the fast lane, it was either black or dark blue, with
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.
Jason Lum (L), MLA John Martin, Bill Higginbottom, Mayor Sharon Gaetz (C),
Coun. Sue Attrill (second right) cut the ribbon last Saturday.
Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre recently had a refit and on Saturday
dignitaries were invited to a Grand Reopening event and ribbon-cutting.
Curbside Jazz Band provided entertainment.
One of the
things the centre does is provide breakfast for the homeless.
been a huge success and muchly appreciated in the community I can imagine,"
said Centre manager Bill Higginbottom. "The Country Music Jam Night is also
doing very well. It's been a very successful thing, and every Monday we have
Higginbottom also said the Centre is open to suggestions for new activities
and that the facilities can be rented.
Sardis Secondary went
into lockdown as Mounties look for youth who threatened violence Tuesday.
Read Ashley St. Germaine's report here.
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
MVA Closes Roads
Police say a driver
remains in hospital in critical but stable condition after a devastating crash
at Prest and Prairie Central on Saturday. Read Ashley St. Germaine's report
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Vehicles, Three Arrested Friday
In the early morning
hours, a pair of vehicles stolen out of Vancouver were spotted by an alert
Mountie in Chilliwack, but evaded arrest with excessive speed and dangerous
driving. However, Surrey RCMP were waiting for them. Read Cpl Paquet's