G20 video: How is your business being affected?

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By Althea Manasan, CBC News

althea-manasan-52.jpgWith several blocks in Toronto's downtown core a virtual ghost town, business owners seem to be the ones bearing the brunt of G20 preparations.

I spoke with a few local merchants and restaurateurs in the area on Friday to find out how the summit - and the lack of customers - has affected their livelihoods. Despite the grim short-term business outlook, many of them seemed to be excited by the prospect of meeting one particular world leader.

Watch the video.