[QODLink]
Americas
'Fortress Toronto' set for G20
Canada's largest city goes into lockdown as police brace for protests.
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2010 03:11 GMT

The Canadian city of Toronto has launched a massive security operation as it prepares to host the G20 summit of leaders of the world's largest economies.

Thousands of police are being deployed for the summit with many residents questioning the estimated $1bn cost of the operation.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
In Brussels, NGO staff are being trained to fill the shortfall of field workers in West Africa.
Lawsuit by 6-year-old girl, locked up for a year, reignites debate over indefinite detention of 'boat people'.
Indonesian and Malaysian authorities are keeping a close eye on local supporters of the hard-line Middle East group.
Citizens of the tiny African nation say they're increasingly anxious of the fallout after alleged coup.
A humanitarian crisis and a budget crisis converge in the heart of the human smuggling corridor in Texas.
join our mailing list