A Niagara College international student is missing and presumed drowned after he entered the Niagara River on Saturday. Despite the efforts of nearby citizens, emergency crews from Canada and the United States, Niagara Helicopters and Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, the man has not been found.
Representatives from NC’s International department and Student Services have been in contact with the student’s family and are working closely with the Niagara Regional Police, the Chinese consulate and other agencies, and has made counselling services available to any students affected by this tragedy. Niagara College is also respecting the family’s request that the student not be identified at this time.
Further updates will be shared with the College community as they become available.