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Regent Park-Specific Articles 

Brail, S., and Kumar, N. (2017). Community leadership and engagement after the mix: The transformation of Toronto’s Regent Park. Urban Studies, 54(16), 3772-3788.

Laughlin, D.L., and Johnson, L.C. (2011). Defining and exploring public space: perspectives of young people from Regent Park, Toronto. Children’s Geographies, 9(3-4), 439-456.

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Evans, R. and Holt, L. (2011). Diverse spaces of childhood and youth: gender and other socio-cultural differences. Children’s Geographies, 9(3-4), 277-284.


Burwash, G. & McLean, G. (1953). Farewell Oak Street. Canada: National  Film Board of 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. 

Hume, C. (2014, June 23). 'Regent park park' seems destined for success. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd.  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

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

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