The Canadian Legion has 1600 branches across Canada. It is open to those who have served in the military.
Those who were conscripted into the army had to take three or four months of military training. After that, they were released.
The first group of alternative service workers was sent to Montreal River Camp, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
The original alternative service program for conscientious objectors involved them working in national parks across Canada.
Most Mennonites have traditionally supported pacifism and non-resistance instead of war.