News Maple Caravan coming through Timmins SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, Mar. 19th, 2015 A major Canadian and U.S. Army exercise is scheduled to pass through the Timmins area sometime between today and March 21st. It’s called “MAPLE CARAVAN”, and involves over 325 army personnel, transporting over 70 military vehicles from Quebec to Alberta. The exercise is being done by members from the Canadian Army, the U.S. Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve. Photo: The soldiers stopped in Kapuskasing over night on their way out west.