From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo (including video):
“Rarely have we seen an event of this scale which requires the coordination of so many public service and emergency service agencies ,” remarked Douglas Kane, Chief of the Niagara Parks Police Service, as Canadian officials signed off on the integrated public safety plan they developed for Nik Wallenda’s historic tightrope walk across the world famous Horseshoe Falls, which is scheduled to occur one week from tonight.
“We want to assure the public today that quite simply, we are prepared,” Kane said, during a Friday morning news conference at the Table Rock Visitors Centre.
From CBC News:
At a Monday afternoon news conference, the Niagara Parks Police announced the search for a 19-year-old woman who fell into the Niagara River and was swept over the falls Sunday is being scaled back.
The story was among the most widely read items on CBCNews.ca Monday, and generated lots of audience feedback. Here’s a sampling of what you had to say.
The accident prompted some Community members to suggest a few ways to enhance safety at Niagara Falls.
Read the article to find out what some of the comments on the CBC web site said about the safety around Niagara Falls.