Open Policy Ontario is the social policy consultancy of John Stapleton.
John Stapleton is a writer, instructor and a former Innovation Fellow with the Metcalf Foundation.
He worked for the Ontario Government for 28 years in the areas of social assistance policy and operations and was Research Director for the Task Force on Modernizing Income Security for Working-Age Adults in Toronto. John teaches on public policy for community advocates and is extensively published in local and national media.
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Keep six federal ridings in Scarborough
‘Rent geared to income’ should apply to all Toronto Community Housing tenants, not just some
Poor people don’t have the resources to pay back CERB
Working full-time full-year but still in poverty?
An informed Scarborough residents response to the affordable housing task force
Ontario’s social assistance and employment transformation plan for Toronto
John with Governor General Julie Payette and Navy veteran Don Stewart in Pontecorvo, Italy, 2019
In stride: Governor General Julie Payette