G8 gets a lot bigger

A group of 10 nations, including Haiti, Jamaica, Colombia and seven African countries, have been invited to take part in the upcoming G8 in Toronto, the CBC reported. Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon said the meetings would include discussions related to development and global security. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appeared to cave in to criticism and said climate change will be an issue of discussion at the G8 and G20 summits.

Published: Wednesday, 06/16/2010 12:00 am EDT

A group of 10 nations, including Haiti, Jamaica, Colombia and seven African countries, have been invited to take part in the upcoming G8 in Toronto, the CBC reported. Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon said the meetings would include discussions related to development and global security. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appeared to cave in to criticism and said climate change will be an issue of discussion at the G8 and G20 summits.

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