Military convoy to travel between Ottawa and North Bay this weekend

Expect to see more military vehicles on the roads between Ottawa and North Bay this weekend.

Canadian Army Reserve personnel from 33 Service Batallion will be doing convoy and supply operations training on various roads, including Highways 417, 11, and 17.

They will be following pre-planned routes, passing through Mattawa, Ont.

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) says participating soldiers will not be carrying weapons or ammunition.

A news release from the CAF says the training helps maintain specialized qualifications, further develops skills, and test discipline, safety and effectiveness.

Members of the public are asked to take extra caution when approaching military vehicles.

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