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CANADA: Niagara Falls Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Solar Eclipse

By Danielle

Niagara Falls, Canada, has declared a state of emergency ahead of the total solar eclipse on Monday April 8, 2024.

“On April 8, all of Niagara will be one of the best places in Canada to view the total solar eclipse, and thousands of visitors are expected to come to our region to see it,” the Niagara Region stated in a press release.

“In order to make sure Niagara is prepared to accommodate this once-in-a-lifetime event, and out of an abundance of caution, Regional Chair Jim Bradley proactively declared a State of Emergency for Niagara Region under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), effective today, March 28,” it continued.

“Niagara Falls has prematurely issued a state of emergency ahead of the solar eclipse on April 8th. The total solar eclipse will be the first to touch the province since 1979 — and Niagara Falls has been declared one of the best places to see it,” Breakfast Television wrote.


According to the New York Post, the region anticipates possibly one million visitors for the eclipse.

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