Conscientious objectors wanted to do work of national importance.
Klassen, John C.
Church ministers were heavily involved in the lives of COs. It was through the church that most COs came to believe that war was wrong.
After a hard day of work, the conscientious objectors in work camps had their evenings free.
The Canadian Legion has 1600 branches across Canada. It is open to those who have served in the military.
Each CO brought his own clothing to the camp and did his own laundry.
Appearing before the judge was one of the earliest tests of a CO's sincerity. In Ontario, men did not have to appear before a judge.
The symbol of a red cross on a white background is recognized around the world.