Towards the finish

Good morning from Toronto, where it’s seemingly impossible to find a Starbucks that is open.

Nearly 500 people were reportedly arrested last night in Toronto and a raid this morning saw several dozen more detained.

The Prime Minister is scheduled for a 5:00pm news conference at the conclusion of today’s meetings. According to the latest reports the G20 may be ready to commit to a timeline for deficit and debt reductions. The New York Times has set up that issue as a debate with Mr. Harper and Mr. Cameron on one side and Mr. Obama on the other.