Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Discount retailer Target announced plans to move into Canada a few months ago, and the federal government has just approved those plans. Target will be revamping more than 100 former Zellers locations; a map of the planned Toronto stores is available here.
- If you’ve been wondering about the life-size images of people that you can find on a building near the Centre Island beach, Spacing has the scoop on installation—turns out they are portraits of City workers, created by an artist who was inspired to pay more attention to the contributions they make to island life during the 2009 strike. The exhibition is on display until September.
- While we often fret about the homeless, we mostly tend to think of the ones we see on our city streets. There are others, however, who prefer to dwell in less visible locations: Toronto’s ravines. OpenFile looks at one organization that is reaching out to this community.