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Metro Morning, live from Regent Park



Thanks to everyone who made our remote broadcast such a success!

NEW ARTS & CULTURE CENTRE
Matt Galloway spoke with Tim Jones. He is the president and CEO of Artscape.
Listen audio (runs 6:29)

NEW HOME FOR COBA
The Collective of Black Artists, one of several tenants in the new Daniels' Spectrum building, is new to the neighbourhood. Listen audio (runs 5:19)

JOBS CREATED
Matt Galoway spoke with Martin Blake. He is vice president of the Daniels Corporation. Matt also spoke with Adna Ahmed, a client service representative at RBC's Regent Park branch.
Listen audio (runs 6:41)

INCLUSION
Matt Galloway spoke with human rights lawyer Kate Sellar who owns a condo in Regent Park about fitting into the community.
Listen audio (runs 3:55)

HEALTH CONCERNS
Matt Galloway spoke with Sheila Braidek. She is executive director of the Regent Park Community Health Centre External Site.
Listen audio (runs 3:56)

TRANSFORMED NEIGHBOURHOOD
Mary Wiens took a tour with Aziz Rahman. He is a cabdriver and Regent Park veteran.
Listen audio (runs 6:10)

POWER OF ARTS & CULTURE
Matt Galoway spoke with Seema Jethalal, managing director of the Daniels' Spectrum Arts and Cultural Centre in Regent Park, and with Sharmini Fernando, program director of Pathways to Education, one of the tenants in the new building.
Listen audio (runs 6:33)

"REGENT PARK" POEM
Matt Galloway spoke with Mustafa Ahmed, about a poem he wrote.
Listen audio (runs 5:58)

CULINARY HOTSPOT
Matt Galloway spoke with Chris Klugman, the man behind the Paint Box Bistro External Site, and with staff member Geri Law.
Listen audio (runs 5:45)

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP
Matt Galloway spoke with Gene Jones. He is president and CEO of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation.
Listen audio (runs 5:45)

YOUTH IN REGENT PARK
Matt Galloway spoke with Trevlyn Kennedy, a first-year student at the University of Toronto, and with Mustafa Ahmed, a Grade 11 student at Jarvis Collegiate. They both moved out of Regent Park during the revitalization, but keep strong ties to the neighbourhood.
Listen audio (runs 5:45)