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February 16, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Approximately 200 members of the Canadian Army will be participating in Exercise ARCTIC BISON 2017 in Gimli, Manitoba, from February 17 to 26, 2017. The exercise will see approximately 100 members of the Arctic Response Company Group (ARCG) travel by snowmobile from Gimli to Berens Island on Lake Winnipeg, with additional soldiers remaining in Gimli at the exercise headquarters or in supporting roles.
One hundred and ninety engineers and support staff, including medics from 11 and 12 Field Ambulance, participated in Exercise PALADIN RESPONSE.
In addition to training their Ukrainian counterparts while on Operation UNIFIER, members of Joint Task Force – Ukraine (JTF-U) have been supporting an initiative to provide prosthetic limbs for Ukrainian soldiers.
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