The use of wood stoves and fireplaces should be banned

Gabriola Island Clean Air Society director, Dr. Michael Mehta, discussed on Global News BC yesterday the need for a provincial ban on wood stoves and fireplaces to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.

Mehta thinks the current fire bans are a good first step, but believes officials should go even further to control smoke by banning the use of fire places and wood stoves.
Mehta acknowledges such a move could be politically unpopular but said it would help protect the older populations living in the rural communities.
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