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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 294th day of the year
There are 71 days left in 2014
Magellan discovers a strait now known as Strait of Magellan.
Under a flag of
truce during peace talks, U.S. troops arrest Indian Seminole Chief Osceola
After 14 months
of testing, Thomas Edison first demonstrates his electric lamp, hoping to
one day compete with gaslight.
explosion destroys the Los Angeles Times building in the city's downtown
area, killing 21 and injuring many more.
arrives in Halifax Harbour to become the first ship of the Royal Canadian
edition of the Ernest Hemingway novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is published.
Lulu started a five-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the theme
from the film 'To Sir With Love'.
protestors including radicals, liberals, black nationalists, hippies,
professors, women's groups, and war veterans march on the Pentagon.
A gas explosion
kills 22 people at a shopping centre in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, near
played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. Moon later died after overdosing on Heminevrin,
he used to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal.
Mystic Pizza, a
romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish and Lili Taylor as
three young women who work at a pizza parlor in Mystic, CT, opens in
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.
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
Thank you for
Cops for Cancer, Tour de Valley 2014. We are very appreciative for your
coverage in featuring our riders, fundraising events, and the tour over the
past couple of months. The community support and awareness has greatly
contributed to the success of the campaign.
We look forward to connecting with you again for the 2015 tour.
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.
Released by Downtown Chilliwack BIA/File photo Exec. Director Kyle Williams
BIA will be hosting its second Merchant Town Hall meeting of 2014 on
Wednesday, October 22 at The Vineyard on Wellington Ave. This will be an
open house format with all downtown merchants invited to join.
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
The Voice's Q & A
with mayoral candidate Cameron Hull
Chilliwack mayoral candidate Cameron Hull at his North South Military store
at Five Corners last week.
business owner and mayoral candidate Cameron Hull took a few minutes to
speak with The Voice last week about his campaign and some issues
There's a segment of the community that is unhappy with what you posted on
Facebook about the teachers. What's your feeling on that?
My feeling on that is that first of all it's not a civic issue to start
with. I really want to talk about civic issues. That went out; I gave it a
good 24 hours to deal with. I deal with questions on an individual basis
because people still ask me about it of course.
all over the place out there.
A: You say
it's all over the place. If I spent my day running around social media I
wouldn't get anything else done.
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.
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