Once upon a time public safety messages were a wee more blunt than they are now.
Case in point, this highway billboard out west in British Columbia from the 1950s
While the current Ottawa fire ban is not quite as grim as the above, it is worth noting how important it is to be responsible at the cottage, the campsite and everywhere it’s tinder dry
the folks who lived through the hell of the Fort Mac fires earlier this year will be the first to tell you the importance of forest fire prevention
The city of Ottawa has all the info and everything you need to know about what is and what is not allowed for open fires right here