“The constitution of the Relief Camp Workers’ Union (B.C. Section) as amended in August 1934, specified that it was open to all workers in relief camps “regardless of race, creed, color or political opinions.
It’s aims were three fold:
Initiation fees were set at 10c and dues at 10c per month.”
Sheils, Jean Evans., and Ben. Swankey. “Work and Wages!” : Semi-Documentary Account of the Life and Times of Arthur H. (Slim) Evans. Trade Union Research Bureau, 1977. P. 80.
“The following six demands were drawn up at a conference of the Relief Camp Workers in Kamploops, BC, on March 10-11, 1935.
The issue is WORK WITH WAGES, not trouble as [Prime Minister] Bennett has attempted to make out.”
The Economic Demands of the Relief Camp Workers, University of British Columbia Library – Rare Books & Special Collections.