Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- OCAD, the school whose acronym stands (stood?) for Ontario College of Art and Design, has officially become OCAD University, or OCADU. Don’t think too carefully about that.
- California has joined Washington D.C. and Toronto, and taken aim at plastic bags: the state has banned plastic bags at supermarkets altogether.
- Here’s Owen Pallett covering Guided By Voices’ “Game of Pricks” for the Onion‘s A.V. Club—proof that it’s pretty hard to beat this.
- Speaking of pricks, construction company Mammoth Erection—yes, that’s their name, and you might remember them from Torontoist’s Pun Hunt—are apparently helping to install a small portion of the G20 security fence. First person to send a photo to [email protected] of Mammoth Erection installing the fence is our hero.
- And better late than never, the Government of Canada is settling with the Mississaugas (First Nations people, not suburban ones) over the purchase of 250,880 acres of land, including Toronto, two-hundred years ago. Here’s the Post‘s Peter Kuitenbrouwer on the Toronto Purchase.