A tree planter's worst nightmare

“I would like to thank those who rescued us from the camp. It was such a relief to get out of the camp,” Barker said. “We felt as though we were held as hostages. We felt like prisoners.” – The thoughts of one of eleven rescued workers from a bush camp near Golden

Missed paydays, unsanitary living conditions, draconian working orders and even alleged death threats, for a group of silviculture workers in the Golden area that apparently was just another day on the job in the gypsy like life of BC’s tree planting industry…

(from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire item
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