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Ceretto encouraged by Wallenda talks with Canadian tourism minister

by jmaloni
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 09:35 pm

Assemblyman John Ceretto today released the following statement regarding his optimism about the Nik Wallenda event going forward following talks between Wallenda and Michael Chan, Ontario's minister of tourism.

"I am encouraged by the ongoing dialogue between the Wallenda camp and Canadian officials, including a call from Ontario's tourism minister, Michael Chan, for a second meeting with the Parks Commission," Ceretto said. "I am hopeful that we will soon receive news that the Canadians have approved the event. Mr. Wallenda is a highly trained professional, and all safety precautions are being taken to ensure that this global event, which will be an economic boon to our region, goes off without a hitch."

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