Ministry of Forests reminds residents to obtain permit before cutting firewood on Crown Land

first_imgKAMLOOPS, B.C. – With many parts of British Columbia experiencing colder weather and more people lighting their fireplaces and wood stoves, the Ministry of Forests is reminding residents that anyone who cuts, collects or uses firewood must ensure that it is harvested legally.According to the Government, residents looking to cut for firewood must obtain a Free Use Permit for Firewood which is a free permit that allows people to collect and transport firewood from eligible Crown land for their personal use.The Government says cutting down trees on Crown land without an appropriate permit is illegal and could result in a violation ticket or fine.- Advertisement -Not only is it illegal to cut without a permit, but it can also create safety hazards for other forest users and have negative effects on the ecosystem.Permits can be obtained by visiting the Province’s website.last_img read more

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Sunderland in for Eto’o after striker snubs West Ham contract offer

first_imgSamuel Eto’o has turned down an offer from West Ham and is now being lined up for a shock switch to Sunderland, talkSPORT understands.The Cameroon striker, who took part in his fourth World Cup in Brazil this summer, is available on a free transfer following his release from Chelsea.The 33-year-old’s agent, Claudio Vigorelli, had been in talks with the West Ham hierarchy about a one-year deal with an option on a further year.However, contrary to recent reports, talkSPORT have been told by sources in Italy the offer made to the ex-Barcelona star fell short of expectations.Eto’o, who hit nine goals in 21 appearances for Chelsea last term, wants to remain in the Premier League and has already declined lucrative offers from Middle East clubs and Turkish giants Besiktas.The four-time African Player of the Year is prepared to take a big pay cut to stay in England despite claims of excessive wage demands.Sam Allardyce said at the weekend he had not given up on a deal for the veteran hitman, but Gus Poyet is now ready to step in and offer Eto’o a contract.The Black Cats boss is keen to add experience to his strikeforce and is hoping to convince Eto’o to move to the north east. 1 Samuel Eto’o in action for Chelsea last_img read more

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