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Poaching Firewood On Cortes Island

Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca. This radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

In a small community, this story isn’t the easiest to hear, or to write. Unfortunately, it is the best example of what we’ve been experiencing and witnessing over the years. 

While my family was preparing dinner last night, my daughter returned from walking her dog. She saw a white truck driving in to do firewood between 5:30 and 6:30. We weren’t impressed, but hoped it would be a windfall- a log naturally fallen and lying on the ground.

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