The Calgary Stampede has brought new security measures to prevent people from using vehicles as weapons, but most people may not notice any changes.
The stampede will last for 10 days from Friday.
During this period, the exhibition site will be equivalent to the third in Alberta.
The largest city with more than 100,000 tourists every day.
"You will notice some changes at the entrance.
"You will see some of them very conspicuous, some more like landscaping," Calgary Emergency Authority chief Tom Samson said Tuesday . ".
There was once a clear path at the main entrance to the stampede, where there were several large cement pots full of flowers.
"The combination of cement guardrails, but again trying to make them look more in line with the decor of the stampede," Samson said . ".
"We are fully aware of the requirements of vehicles to mitigate and mitigate vehicle attacks and will take steps to ensure that this is the most difficult thing to do.
Sampson said organizers are keeping a close eye on terrorist attacks in Canada as well as in the United States and Europe, especially those in which large vehicles are used as weapons to knock down pedestrians.
He said security threats across Canada have been at a medium level for a long time and the stampede is unlikely to intensify.
"I have learned from the police that nothing shows that anything in the stampede is above this level, so it should be a safe stampede.
But at the same time, our job is to make the worst plans and look forward to the best results.
Jim Lauren, spokesman for the stampede, said both sides will walk
Wand and metal detectors used on bags brought into the park.
In addition, hundreds of cameras already installed will add dozens more.
Organizers will focus more than just terrorists --
Mother Nature is also on the radar.
"We have a weather station and weather-
There are monitoring equipment in the park, and there are meteorologists here.
We have been in contact with Environment Canada and other agencies.
We are very concerned about the weather at the time of the stampede . "
President of park planning and development
"Weather events are the most common public safety issues we deal.
In the past 106, we have held some weather events to improve our practices.
The 2018 Calgary stampede lasted from Friday to July 15. —