Very few Canadians today rely on wood to heat their homes. Most use gas or electric heat.
Examining fire fighting identification tags at Green Timbers.
COs working at Mount Seymour Park. David Jantzi cutting down a snag, far left.
Canadians in the 1930s were, in general, much less mobile than they are today. Traveling was a luxury.
Choosing conscientious objection to war was not an easy choice. Young men made this decision with help of family and friends.
The Manual of Instruction for the alternative service work program encouraged COs to hold religious service.
The quality of the food was a common concern for COs. Much of Canada's meat went overseas to feed soldiers and civilians in Europe.
Noah Bearinger recalls an incident that tested the faith of the COs.
For the Campbell River forest, the conscientious objectors left the snags lie where they fell.
The COs worked hard in the camps and according to newspaper their work was appreciated.