Backyard fire restrictions fuel interest in online petition

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Most NWT campgrounds will open their gates this weekend. However campers in the Beaufort-Delta region will have to wait until June 1st.

Saskatoon city council’s new restriction on backyard fires may have been an unpopular decision. More than 5,000 people have signed a petition against the new bylaw, which only allows backyard fires from 5-11 p.m.