OTTAWA — When it comes to summits, chronological order matters. The federal government has decided to hold the G8 summit before the G20 - an arrangement that risks upsetting emerging economies, analysts say. The G8 summit will be held June 25 to 27 in Huntsville, Ont. And while Prime Minister Stephen Harper has yet to announce official details for the G20 summit expected for around the same time, federal sources say it's safe to assume it will be held immediately after the G8. The order of the two summits is a simple logistical detail, but the decision to put the G8 first carries political...
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