2020 Canadian City Parks Report published, involving the work of department members and alum

July 24, 2020 by Department of Geography & Planning

Park People issues its 2020 Canadian City Parks Report, a project involving the work of alumn Jake Tobin Garrett, Adjunct Professor Zahra Ebrahim, and featuring Professor Ron Buliung’s research on improvements for accessible and inclusive playgrounds.

“When it comes to public space, we can reframe our understanding of disability, said Dr. Ron Buliung, Professor of Geography at the University of Toronto and parent of a child with a physical disability. Rather than thinking of disability in anatomical terms, we can think about how ‘it’s actually the environment that is disabling,’ he said. ‘It’s about how spaces ‘[don’t] work in the presence of an impairment.'”