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06/25/2010

G8 leaders arrive in Huntsville

Scenes from Toronto and Huntsville as the G8leaders begin their summit.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper greets US President Barack Obama at the Official Welcome as the G8 summit starts in Muskoka at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.  TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL


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Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepares to greet his counterparts at the Official Welcome as the G8 summit starts in Muskoka at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.  TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL


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Mosquitos make their appearence as the G8 summit prepares to start in Muskoka at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.  TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL


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Police patrol along the shores of Peninsula Lake as the G8 summit prepares to start in Muskoka at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.  TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL


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Police patrol along the shores of Peninsula Lake as the G8 summit prepares to start in Muskoka at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.  TORONTO STAR/STEVE RUSSELL


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A woman walks through the empty parking lot. With the G20 in full lock down mode, the LCBO store on Queen's Quay just east of Yonge street is completely boarded up including the sign in case of trouble. Richard Lautens/Toronto Star

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Kate Hutcheson and Elvis Selami crane their necks looking for the G20 motorcade that had all westbound traffic stopped at Bay Street for almost 20 minutes. (Tannis Toohey/Toronto Star)

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Police Constable Rob Graham readies his horse "Boot" in full riot gear protection for G20 security mounted detail at 1:30pm on John Street just north of Front Street. (Tannis Toohey/Toronto Star)

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A tourist pokes his camera through a small opening in the G20 security fence in hopes of capturing a photograph of police on mounted patrol outside the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. (Tannis Toohey/Toronto Star)


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Oxfam Big Heads make another appearance in downtown Huntsville, Friday. (Rick Eglinton/Toronto Star)


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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gets together with Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, Naoto Kan, Japan's prime minister and president of the Democratic Party of Japan , U.S. president Barack Obama ,french president Nicolas Sarkozy ,Silvio Berlusconi, italy's prime minister, Stephen Harper, prime minister of Canada, EU president Herman van Rompuy and prime minister of The United Kingdom David Cameron at the G8 Summit on June 25, 2010 in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada.  Leaders from the world's largest industrial and developing nations are arriving in Canada for the G8 and G20 Summit scheduled to be held June 26 and 27.  (Photo by Guido Bergmann-Pool/Getty Images)


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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) meets members of an official greeting party as he arrives in Toronto for the G8 and G20 Summits, June 25, 2010.      REUTERS/Jason Reed 


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A woman walks on Dundas Square in Toronto on Friday, June 25, 2010. Toronto will host the G20 summit on the weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan


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Police congregate in downtown Toronto ahead of the G20 summit June 25, 2010. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi


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Mounted police ride through the largely empty streets of downtown Toronto ahead of the G8 and G20 summits June 25, 2010.  REUTERS/Mike Segar


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Police remove sharp ended pieces of wood from activists signs over concerns that they could be used as a weapon ahead the G20 summit in Toronto, June 25, 2010.     REUTERS/Mark Blinch


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Callista Mutharika, wife of Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika, Svetlana Medvedeva, wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Ban Soon-taek, wife of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Laureen Harper, wife of Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Nabuko Kan, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, Geertrui Van Rompuy, wife of European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, and Patience Goodluck Jonathan, wife of Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, sign on a canoe in Toronto where the G8/G20 summits are held June 25, 2010.     REUTERS/Blair Gable


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Adam Abdul, of Toronto, likely the only protestor standing inside the security perimeter at Front St. and Lower Simcoe, speaks out against the use of H1N1 vaccine. Abdul claims that his five-year-old daughter Amina died on November 28, 2009, as a result of getting the vaccine four days before. Bernard Weil/Toronto Star

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Amazing pictures.thank you all for posting on time. more pictures of airforce1 and marine1 will be appreciated.

Nice pictures. I especially like the one of the Oxfam Big Heads.

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