Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

February 04, 2013 14:29 ET

Public Service Announcement: Military Training Near Cochrane, Fraserdale and Moosonee

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2013) - Canadian Forces personnel from across Ontario will conduct military training in the vicinity of Cochrane, Fraserdale and Moosonee, Ontario, from February 8 to 26, 2013, as part of Exercise TRILLIUM RESPONSE 2013.

Soldiers and military vehicles, including snowmobiles, will be seen in these areas, as well as low flying aircraft including large transport aircraft and helicopters. Military vehicles can be expected to travel at reduced speeds and motorists are advised to exercise care and patience when encountering military vehicles and soldiers on foot or on snowmobiles. Soldiers will be using blank ammunition and pyrotechnics; loud noises may be heard.

The purpose of Exercise TRILLIUM RESPONSE 2013 is to increase the Canadian Forces' operational readiness by providing a realistic and challenging scenario for the personnel of Joint Task Force Central in order to enhance their knowledge and skills in a remote area during the winter months.

Contact Information

  • Captain C.L. Pluck
    JTFC-LFCA Public Affairs
    (416) 633-6200, ext. 5501
    Cell (416) 629-8277

    For general queries:
    Media Liaison Office
    1-866-377-0811; or (613) 996-2353