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Regent Park-Specific Articles 

Chernos, S. (2004). Pathways to Education [Regent Park, Toronto]. Education Today, 16(2), 15-17. 

Jiménez, K. and Fine, E.S. (2009). Safe Walk Home: Cultural Literacy in the Regent Park Community. Vitae Scholasticase, 26(1), 80-97.

Komakech, M.D.C. and Jackson, S.F. (2016). A Study of the Role of Small Ethnic Retail Grocery Stores in Urban Renewal in a Social Housing Project, Toronto, Canada. Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 93(3), 414-424. 

Marsella, R. (2012). A Community in Mind: The Story of the Regent Park School of Music. The Canadian Music Educator, 54(2), 37-40.

Marsella, R. and Ulicny, C. (2014). Successes at Regent Park School of Music: Music to our Ears. The Canadian Music Educator, 55(3), 43-46. 

McLean, H.E. (2014). Cracks in the Creative City: The Contradictions of Community Arts Practice. International Journal of Urban Research, 38(6), 2156-2173. 

Oreopoulos, P., Brown, R.S., and Lavecchia, A.M. (2017). Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students. Journal of Political Economy, 125(4), 947-984. 

Snell, K. (2015). A New ‘Mix’ of Classes for Students (or Kids) at Regent Park School of Music. Canadian Music Educator, 55(4), 45. 


Carter, K. (2011). Long-term Training in Learning and Work for Youth at Risk: Sustainability & Creativity in Policy and Execution of Youth At Risk Programs in Toronto (Master’s Thesis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada). Retrieved from


Farewell Regent 

Browne, C. & Zapparoli, J. (2019). Farewell Regent. Toronto, ON: Syncopated Productions.

Mossanen, M. & Ho, T. M. (2018). My Piece of the City. Toronto, ON: 100 Dragons Media.  

Gibson, H. & Midnight Lamp Films. (2017). The Stairs. Toronto, ON: Midnight Lamp Films.

Davis, H., Lentin, M., Kelly, S., TVOntario., Industry Pictures., Shine Films., & National Film Board of Canada. (2010). Invisible city. Toronto, ON: National Film Board of Canada/Office national du film du Canada.


Each source in the news media section was found and gathered through the University of Toronto online library system. Each source has been cross-checked to find publicly accessible links (i.e. the online version of the article on the publisher's website). In some cases, links to the articles were not found available online. Links beginning with "" are not available publicly, but should be available to any students of faculty through their institution's library system. 

Campbell, M. (2019, April 28). Toronto suspends loan program for regent park, other community housing areas. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Cruickshank, A. (2018, January 26). Warming centre leaves some cold: Regent park residents say facility isn't solution for city's homeless issues. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from

Dingman, S. (2019, December 10). Daniels partners with charity to create assisted-living apartment in Regent Park. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Gibson, V. (2020, August 18). ‘I feel like I’m not going to be lost in the system’: How COVID-19 has actually helped some homeless shelter residents. Metroland Media Group Ltd. Retrieved from

Gordon, A. (2014, January 21). Regent park gets ready to welcome birth centre: Long-awaited facility run by midwives gives new option for natural delivery. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from

Hanes, T. (2018, September 1). A condo suite, and a live show: Artistic performances among the many amenities planned for artworks tower in regent park. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from

Iltan, C. (2010, Jul 22). No stroke of luck for swimming lessons at regent park. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Lafontaine, M. (2020, July 24). Pair aims to set up network of community fridges across Toronto offering free food to those in need. Retrieved from 

Lorinc, J. (2013, March 02). An upbeat move for regent park school of music. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Monsebraaten, L. (2012, June 26). School helps students improve regent park community: Innovative program provides training for social entrepreneurs. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from

Monsebraaten, L. (2015, June 27). Transformation for mental-health support: 24/7 integrated service coming to new clinic in regent park. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from

Morrison, L. (2020, August 27). Community fridges help Torontonians dealing with food insecurity. iHeartRadio. Retrieved from 

Pagliaro, J. (2019, February 2). Regent Park residents say they can’t access their neighbourhood pool. City data backs them up. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from 

Rochon, L. (2012, September 15). Putting regent park in the swim of things. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Ruocco, J. (2010, October 16). Regent Park welcomes its first grocery store. National Post. Retrieved from

Simmons, T. (2020, September 4). Regent Park residents want to know why their community garden hasn’t opened all summer. CBC/Radio-Canada. Retrieved from 

Smee, M. (2019, January 19). Regent Park kids being squeezed out of their own pool, Toronto councillor says. CBC/Radio-Canada. Retrieved from 


City of Toronto

City of Toronto. (2005, Aug). Regent Park Strategy for the Provision of Community Services. Retrieved from:

City of Toronto. (2007). An Employment Plan for Regent Park.

City of Toronto. (2007, Sept). Regent Park Social Development Plan. Retrieved from:

City of Toronto. (2010, Aug). Various Agreements regarding the new Regent Park Community Centre, Aquatic Centre and Children and Youth Hub. Retrieved from:  

City of Toronto. (2014a, Mar). Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy 2020 – Recommended Neighbourhood Improvement Areas.  

City of Toronto. (2014b, Mar). TSNS 2020 Neighbourhood Equity Index – Methodological Documentation. Retrieved from:  

City of Toronto. (2019, Jan). Letter to Economic and Community Development Committee on Improving Access to Recreation for Regent Park Residents in Local Facilities from Councillor Kristy Wong-Tam. Retrieved from:  

City of Toronto. (2019e, June). Community Services Partnership and Renewal. Retrieved from: and  

City of Toronto. (2019, Nov). Status Update on the Regent Park Swim Pilot and Engagement Efforts. Retrieved from:  

The Daniels Corporation/Artscape

Artscape. (2009, Mar). A New Arts & Cultural Centre for Regent Park: Case for Support. Retrieved from:  

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