TORONTO — A flood of foreign leaders began landing in Toronto on the quarter-hour and heading north to Huntsville, Ont., for a G8 summit they hope will deliver billions of dollars in aid for poor women and children in the developing world.

The day and a half of meetings get underway today with G8 countries dividing their time between a private huddle and meetings with larger groups of developing country leaders.

They’re staying at the Deerhurst Resort, surrounded by lakes, forest and a golf course, but ringed in by large security fences watched by thousands of guards.

Their spouses are staying in a...

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