Canadian Armed Forces to coach on roadways, highways in central Ontario

The Canadian Armed Forces say driver and convoy operation coaching will happen on numerous highways and roadways in central Ontario this weekend.

The military says reserve personnel from 31 Service Battalion, Windsor Help Firm will conduct driver and convoy operations in Peterborough, Kingston, Trenton, Quinte West and Prince Edward County Friday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 20.

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Actions will embrace convoy drills on deliberate routes between Windsor, Freeway 401, and numerous designated areas. There may also be administrative convoy coaching on a deliberate, return freeway route encompassing Windsor, London, Toronto, Peterborough and Belleville.

Navy automobiles could also be seen on the next roadways (personnel will stay of their automobiles, aside from any upkeep functions):

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  • Freeway 401
  • Freeway 7
  • Freeway 2
  • Freeway 62
  • Northumberland County Street 11
  • Stirling County Street 14
  • Prince Edward County roads 19, 3 and 33

“This common, scheduled coaching retains our Fight Service Help personnel and items prepared to answer missions in Canada — like floods and wildfires — and assist worldwide stability operations,” stated Lt(N) Andrew J. McLaughlin, public affairs officer with 31 Canadian Brigade Group.

“This vital coaching is being carried out to maintain Canadian Army Reserve members’ abilities present in convoy drills, unit self-discipline and on the secure and efficient operation of particular automobile platforms.”

McLaughlin says the general public are requested to take additional warning when approaching navy automobiles.

“They’re thanked upfront for his or her understanding and co-operation,” he stated.

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