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Security extra tight on Parliament Hill for Canada Day

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Extra security for Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa resulted in long delays for visitors and party-goers, according to reports.

The Globe and Mail reported that the celebration “was marred by a slow security-screening process that stranded thousands of partygoers in snaking and chaotic lineups.”

The article continues:

“The level of security went up for Canada Day after a string of attacks in Europe. Authorities cautioned that because of ongoing fears of terrorism, it is nearly impossible to hold major events without affecting the public’s access to locations such as Parliament Hill.”

Read the full story on the Globe and Mail website here.

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