Take Two for April 24, 2013

How secure is the US-Canada border?

Aerialist Nik Wallenda Attempts To Cross Niagara Falls On A Tightrope

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A tour boat heads past Niagara Falls on the U.S.-Canada border June 15, 2012 as seen from from Niagara Falls, New York.

While the immigration debate continues in Washington, most attention has been paid to the Mexican border. But just this week, Canadian authorities foiled a terrorist plot to blow up a VIA Rail passenger train traveling across the border from Canada to the US.

That incident has turned the spotlight back to our neighbor to the north and raised questions about how the two borders compare when it comes to safety.


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