The Canadian Forces are a big presence in Inuvik this summer. A training and mobilization operation called Nanook could bring 600 people near the community by August.
About 100 military vehicles are expected to drive up the Dempster Highway. The military also announced its presence on July 17 with an air show.
It featured a Sea King helicopter, A Cf-18 Hornet jet and the Snowbirds, Canada’s famous precision-flying team.