The Canadian Army is training this weekend at a quarry in Puslinch, Ontario.
In a statement, a spokesman said the soldiers will be in the McLean Road area conducting a variety of exercises, including deploying a C3 howitzer and patrolling the area.
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“The exercise will take place inside a private quarry and will be carried out with the cooperation of local authorities at officially approved locations,” said Lt. Andrew McLaughlin.
“All the activity will take place during the day and night on Saturday and Sunday. The public can see military vehicles and armed personnel participating in the exercise, with unloaded weapons. No ammunition will be fired. “
He added that the exercise helps prepare members of the Canadian Army Reserve to operate in basic soldier and artillery capabilities.
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All Soldiers will follow steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including wearing masks.
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The military added that all measures are being taken to ensure minimal disturbance to those in the area, but certain areas may be inaccessible.
Anyone in the area is asked to use extra caution when approaching military vehicles.
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