Media Advisory

May 8, 2017 – Wainwright, Alberta – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend and view Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017, taking place in Wainwright, Alberta, from May 14 to 29, 2017. Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE involves approximately 5500 Canadian Armed Forces Members. Also participating in the exercise this year are soldiers from the Australian Army, British Army, New Zealand Defense Force, and United States Army. The total number of participants is approximately 7000, making it the largest Canadian Army exercise of the year.

Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE provides a unique opportunity to see how the Canadian Army trains and demonstrates the collective efforts that are required to put together an exercise that prepares soldiers for future missions. 

What: Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017

When: May 14 to 29, 2017

Where: Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alberta

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Notes to editor / news director: 

Every effort will be made to support individual media requests to visit or remotely cover the exercise. Imagery, stills and video, will be available and distributed regularly upon request. 

Media wishing to visit will have an opportunity to see a large number of Canadian Army personnel and equipment, various Royal Canadian Air Force assets, and international partners and allies.  


Major Mike Lagace
Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017 Public Affairs Officer
Phone:  204-229-5819
Email: michael.lagace@forces.gc.ca

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