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Yellowknife

Military exercise taking place in Yellowknife on June 22


A military exercise will see members from the Canadian Armed Forces and Yellowknife’s bylaw officers controlling traffic in the Niven subdivision area in Yellowknife between 7:30am and 12:40pm on Tuesday, June 22.

Joint Task Force North (JTFN) will be conducting its “Prospector Challenge 2021” for RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces members, which consists of a variety of fitness challenges “in and around Frame Lake, Niven Lake and Old Town,” a notice from JTFN states.

No roads will be closed during the exercise and “every effort will be made to minimize disruption to local residents.”

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“The Prospector Challenge 2021 represents an outstanding opportunity for our men and women in uniform and our partners in the RCMP to undertake a significant personal and team challenge while continuing to develop their mental and physical fitness,” the notice reads.

Covid-19 measures will be followed.

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