Media

2016

Vanmala Subramaniam. (Vice Money)  (November 28, 2016) Poverty is expensive

CBC News. (November 28, 2016) Poverty costs Toronto billions

David Shum. (Global News) (November 28, 2016) Poverty costs Toronto more than $4.4 billion annually

Editor. (Toronto Star) (November 29, 2016) City Council must fully implement anti-poverty plan

Laurie Monsebraaten. (Toronto Star) (November 28, 2016) Cost of poverty in Toronto pegged at $5.5 billion

Debarati Mukherjee. (India Blooms), (November 29, 2016) Poverty costs Toronto billions

Anna Maria Tremonti. (The Current- CBC), (May 25, 2016) Canadian seniors still working to make ends meet

Laurie Monsebraaten. (Toronto Star). (May 9, 2016) Poverty gap soars as welfare rates stagnate

Lauren Heuser. (National Post). (April 6, 2016)  Only the feds can really fix housing in Canada

Muriel Draisma. (CBC). (February 24, 2016) Scarborough renewal 

Michael Hainsworth. (BNN). (February 19, 2016) Fruit and vegetable price increases

2015

Matt Galloway. (Metro Morning). CBC. (October 26, 2015) Nutritious eating on a low income 

Laurie Monsebraaten. (Reporter). Toronto Star. (October 10, 2015) The Welfare Diet 20 years later, also see The National 20 years ago

Chris Reynolds. (Reporter). Toronto Star. (October 7, 2015) Why does Toronto’s visitor guide snub Scarborough?

Tavia Grant. (Reporter). Globe & Mail. (September 21, 2015) Toronto’s food banks see rising demand in inner suburbs

Maclean’s Magazine, (September 18, 2015) Vanishing Canada: Why we are all losers in Ottawa’s war on data

The Toronto Star, (July 2, 2015) Coaching poor to build a financial safety net

The Toronto Star, (April 20, 2015) Toronto: The Downton Abbey of Canada?

The Toronto Star, (March 29, 2015) Should poor seniors pay to volunteer?

The Toronto Star, (February 12, 2015) It’s not just welfare computer system that needs a fix

The Toronto Star, (January 25, 2015)  Ontarios welfare computer glitches are not the first

The Toronto Star, (January 14, 2015) Annual earnings exemptions urged for Ontario welfare recipients 

2014

The Stratford Citizen. (November 28, 2014) Veterans Minister Julian Fantino and St. Mary’s Veteran Al Stapleton.

Tavia Grant. (Reporter). Globe & Mail. (November 4, 2014) The Recession is over but food bank use is still climbing in Canada

The Hon. Deb Matthews. Minister. (ONN 2014) Shout-out to John Stapleton at 7:12 point

Ellen Roseman (Columnist). Toronto Star. (November 3, 2014) Low income Canadians hit by banking frills 

Steve Paikin (Host). The Agenda. (September 22, 2014) Poverty reduction

Liz Bernier (Reporter). Canadian HR Reporter. (September 8, 2014) Money for nothing

Mike Adler (Reporter). Scarborough Mirror. (June 25, 2014) Creating a more positive image for Scarborough

Kat Sienuic (Reporter). Globe & Mail. (June 3, 2014) Former OLG head Rod Phillips to take reins of CivicAction

2013

Ron Charles (Reporter) & Sarah Bridge (Producer).  CBC: The National. (December 16, 2013)  The changing face of poverty in Canada

Laurie Monsebraaten. Toronto Star. (December 13, 2013) Welfareization of disability incomes

Paul Weinberg. NOW Magazine. (October 24, 2013). Poverty patchwork

Laurie Monsebraaten. Toronto Star. (August 31, 2013). Ontario rolls out welfare reforms

Murray Brewster. Canadian Press (C.P.). (July 10, 2013). Al Stapleton and Sicily memories

Catherine Porter and Christopher So. Toronto Star. (May 22, 2013). Not anytime soon: The life and times of Linda Chamberlain

John Stapleton. Toronto Star. (April 26, 2013). It’s time to end the erosion of public assistance in Ontario

Lorna Dueck. Global Network. (video posted February 28, 2013). Part 1: Working Poor Senator Hugh Segal

Lorna Dueck. Global Network. (video posted February 28, 2013). Part 2: Working Poor: Where do they live? John Stapleton & Michael Menezes

Ellen Roseman. Toronto Star. (January 22, 2013). End of paper tax return raises fears

Catherine Porter. Toronto Star. (January 6, 2013). Star readers give gift of mobility

 

2012

Catherine Porter. Toronto Star. (December 21 & 25). Meals on wheels nourishes mind as well as body

Laurie Monsebraaten. Toronto Star. (December 13, 2012). Ontario anti poverty efforts pull 40,000 children out of poverty

Natalia Segal. Public Policy and Governance Review. (November 25, 2012). Seen and Heard: John Stapleton, the Janeiro Donelson Perez Lecture on Inequality

Tavia Grant. Globe &  Mail. (October 30, 2012). Recession’s legacy has food-bank usage soaring in Canada

Catherine Porter. Toronto Star. Two Female Hardship survivors give back to others. (October 23, 2012). Linda Coltman and Linda Chamberlain

James Daw. Low Income Senior’s Income Tax Shock. (July 30, 2012). Adeline’s story

Tavia Grant. Globe & Mail. (June 18, 2012). Could be worse: Family income stays steady

Ontario Hansard. (June 6, 2012). Testimony on social assistance

Hamilton Spectator. (May 16,2012). Working Poverty: 5 Questions

Walkom, T. (February 22, 2012). Harper’s Pension cuts hit the young the hardest

Galloway, M. (February 13, 2012). Metro Morning:  Job not enough

Paperny, A. (February 11, 2012). Explore the Data behind Toronto’s working poor

Paperny, A. (February 11, 2012). working-poor-article-1

Monsebraaten, L. (February 12, 2012) Metcalf Foundation study: working poor numbers way up in Toronto

 

2011

Porter, C. (November 25, 2011) Linda Chamberlain rose from rough beginnings

Cheadle, B., &  Scoffield, H. (June 15, 2011). Poverty report shows single men doing less well than single moms. Macleans.

Rankin, J. (June 15, 2011). Housing for ex-cons: Spend a little, save  a lot. The Toronto Star.

Monsebraaten, L. (May 23, 2011). Penalized for working? Disabled lose 50 cents on every dollar earned. The Toronto Star.

Goar, C. (Mar. 29, 2011). Goar: Creative use of tax loophole blunts justiceThe Toronto Star.

Grant, T. (Feb. 7, 2011). Food inflation: It’s all about what’s on your plate. The Globe and Mail.

 

2010

The Canadian Press. (Nov. 24, 2010). Recession exacerbates poverty among young menMetro.

Toronto Star Editorial (Nov. 23, 2010). Welfare rules: A smack down, not a hand up.

Porter, C. (Nov. 19, 2010). Porter: Linda Chamberlain’s job was making her brokeThe Toronto Star.

Monsebraaten, L. (May 17, 2010). Youth in state care need RESPs. ParentCentral.ca

Daw. J. (Feb. 20, 2010). File a tax return, raise your income. The Toronto Star.

 

2009

Toronto Star Editorial (Oct. 21, 2009). The welfare asset trap.

Toronto Star Editorial (Oct. 21, 2009). Welfare report blasts asset limit.

National Post Editorial (Oct. 2009). Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sets new standard for silly studies.

Stapleton, J. (2009). Designing new architecture for Ontario social assistance. The Toronto Star, Jun. 2.

Drummond, D., & Stapleton, J. (2009). What Ontario has to do to fix the hole in welfare. The Toronto Star, Mar. 18.

Stapleton, J., Gasparini, J., & Neethan S. (2009).  Ontario needs to step up and tackle social deficitThe Toronto Star, Mar. 4.

Goar, C. (2009). Last cushion reduced to shredsThe Toronto Star, Jan. 23.

 

2008

Stapleton, J. (2008). Welfare won’t be much help. The Toronto Star, Dec. 24.

Monsebraaten, L. (2008). First steps on poverty draw praiseThe Toronto Star, Dec. 5.
Major milestones in poverty reduction in Ontario. (J. Stapleton)
Poverty timeline. The Toronto Star, Dec. 5.

Cooper, J. (2008). Economists sound off on approaches to fiscal downturn. CMA Management, November.

Monsebraaten, L. (2008). Welfare raise leaves cheque at 1988 levelsThe Toronto Star, Nov. 1.

Monsebraaten, L. (2008). Obama puts poor back on agendaThe Toronto Star, Nov. 8.

Drummond, D. & Stapleton, J. (2008). Ontario can help the poor saveThe Toronto Star, July 25.

Stapleton, J. (2008). How our tax system discourages self-relianceNational Post, January 4.

 

2007

Stapleton, J. (2007, Fall). Reflections on a return to Italy 60 years later. The Monte Cassino Society, 2, 9-11.

Stapleton, J. (2007). Remove bricks from welfare wall. The Toronto Star, December 8.

Stapleton, J. (2007). Destroy Canada’s welfare trapNational Post, December 8.

Stapleton, J., & Barata, P. (2007). Canada’s social policy imperativesThe Toronto Star, October 23.

Stapleton, J. (2007). All governments have a duty to tear down walls of povertyThe Toronto Star, September, 16.

Stapleton, J. (2007). Working poor get little relief from Flaherty. The Toronto Star, March, 23.

 

2006

Stapleton, J. (2006). Winning and losing Elections. Unpublished commentary.

Stapleton, J. (2006). We owe working Ontarians income security. Globe and  Mail05/09/06

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