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One of the new security cameras installed across downtown Toronto for the G20 summit. Photo: Andrew Wallace

Police issued a press release today announcing they have finished installing 77 CCTV cameras for the G20 summit.

These cameras have been installed across downtown Toronto and are in addition to 18 CCTV cameras already in place.

Police say the new surveillance cameras will be removed immediately after the summit. Their locations are at the following intersections (update: also scroll to the bottom for a link to a map):

University & Armoury East
University & Armoury West
University & Dundas East
University & Dundas West
52 Division, 255 Dundas Street West
Yonge & Queen
Queen & Bay
Queen & Sheraton Hotel
Queen & University North
Queen & University South
Queen & Duncan
Queen & John
Queen & Peter
Duncan & Pearl
King & Peter
King & John
King & Metro Hall
King & Simcoe
Richmond & University
Richmond & York
Richmond & Bay
Richmond & Sheppard
Richmond & Yonge
Adelaide & Yonge
Adelaide & Bay North
Adelaide & Bay South
Adelaide & Sheppard
Adelaide & York
Adelaide & University
King & University
King & York North
King & York South
King & Toronto Stock Exchange
King & Bank of Montreal
King & Bay North
King & Bay South
King & Yonge
Wellington & Yonge
Wellington & Bay North
Wellington & Bay South
Wellington & TD Bank
Wellington & York
Wellington & University
Wellington & Simcoe North
Wellington & Simcoe South
Wellington & Metro Hall North
Wellington & Metro Hall South
Wellington & John
Wellington & Windsor
Front & Windsor North
Front & Windsor South
Front & John North
Front & Simcoe
Front & Royal York Hotel
Front & Bay South
Front & Yonge
York & Bremner
Bremner & Lakeshore North
Bremner & Lakeshore South
Simcoe Drive
Simcoe & Lakeshore North
Simcoe & Lakeshore South
College & Yonge
TPS HQ - 40 College St.
Grenville & Bay
College & Bay

Update: @bethanybhorne with OpenFile.ca has created a Google Map of the surveillance cameras (she has most of them mapped already and is continuing to update). Check it out here.


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Where are the locations of the other 18?

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