Presentations

2022

Tweddle, A., Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (March 2022) Working full-time full-year but still in poverty?  The Living Wage community of Canada.

Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (March 2022) An Informed Scarborough Residents Response to the Affordable Housing Task Force. Scarborough Community Renewal Organization (SCRO).

Stapleton, J. (February 2022) Retiring on a Low Income. Toronto Public Library.

Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (January 2022) Ontario’s Social Assistance and Employment Transformation Plan for Toronto. Defend Disability.

2021

Stapleton, J. Low Income Retirement Planning. (YouTube video) West Scarborough Legal Services.

Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (2021) Welfare Diet 2021. The Welfare Diet Data 2021.

Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (2021) What Stops Us from Working: A brief inquiry into disincentives to work. Open Policy for the Social Assistance Coalition of Scarborough.

Maaranen, R., Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (2021)  COVID-19 Hotspots in Scarborough: It’s not what you think. Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, University of Toronto.

Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (2021) Moving Out of the Eye of the Pandemic Storm: Will mass evictions follow the end of the pandemic?

Maaranen, R., Stapleton, J. and Yuan, Y. (2021) Working Poverty, Mutual Dependence and COVID-19. Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, University of Toronto.

Stapleton, J.  and Yuan, Y. (2021) Finding Unusual Suspects. Social Assistance Coalition Scarborough.

Stapleton, J. (2021) The Working Poor in Canada. PEF forum at the CEA Conference.

2020

Stapleton, J. (2020) Income security for persons with disabilities. (YouTube video) Disability and Work in Canada 2020 Virtual Conference.

Stapleton, J.(2020) Christmas letter to Minister Qualtrough. Open letter.

Stapleton, J. (2020) Negative entitlement. Social Assistance Coalition of Scarborough.

Stapleton, J. and Tweddle, A. (2020) Disability Income in Canada.

Stapleton, J. (2020). Poverty in the Age of COVID. (YouTube video) Rotary Club of North Scarborough

Stapleton, J. (2020). The Poverty Pool Dilemma – explaining poverty to kids

2019

Stapleton, J. (2019). Scarborough Profile: Understanding and explaining poverty in Scarborough.

2018

Stapleton, J. (2018). The East Steeles Nexus of Poverty. (A draft in progress)

2017

Stapleton, J. (2017). The “App Gap”: Why low income people find it so difficult and expensive to apply for benefitsApp gap en français

Stapleton, J. (2017). The Poor and Working Poor in the Toronto CMA and Scarborough – with grateful thanks to J. David Hulchanski and Richard Maaranen.

Stapleton, J. (2017). Hamilton basic income presentation.

Stapleton, J. (2017). The Cost of Poverty in Toronto: A Fork in the Road and a Better Way to Save 2.6%.

2016

Stapleton, J. (2016). What attracts low income consumers to bad financial advice?

Stapleton, J. (2016). A ‘Basic Income’ & Canada’s Income Security System.

Stapleton, J. (2016). Ontario Unemployment and Social Assistance Rates, 1981 Monthly to November 2015.

Stapleton, J. (2016). Social Assistance Rates and Minimum Wage, Single Person, 1967 to 2014 (1).

2015

Stapleton, J. (2015). Revised Poverty and Social Assistance at the Crossroads, 2015 – updated presentation on a variety of poverty-related issues.

Stapleton, J. and Clarke-Darshanand, J. (2015). Scarborough Wants In! Advocacy supporting Scarborough inclusion in official tourism promotion in Toronto.

Stapleton, J. (2015). The Hazards Facing Low Income People When Navigating the Financial World. ABLE conference, November 2015; ONPHA conference, October 2015.

Stapleton, J. (2015). The Rules that Hold Us Back: Rent Geared to Income or Rent Geared to Funding. ONPHA conference, October 19, 2013, (Updated July 20, 2015).

2014

Murphy, B., Xing, Y., Olson, E. (2014). Toronto Working Poor 2005-2010. June 26, 2014.

Stapleton, J. (2014). Poverty at the Crossroads. Vibrant Communities, March 27, 2014.

2013

Stapleton, J. (2013). Social Assistance Rates and Minimum Wage, Single Person, 1967 to 2013 Ontario Single Employable – SA versus Minimum Wage Chart.

Stapleton, J. (2013). Ontario Unemployment and Social Assistance Rates, 1981 to 2008, 2009 Monthly to May 2013.

Stapleton, J. (2013). From Disability to Welfare. May, 2013.

Stapleton, J. (2013). Social Assistance Caseloads in Ontario in Modest Decline + Ontario Unemployment and Social Assistance Rates, 1981 to 2008, 2009 monthly to December 2012.

2012

Stapleton, J. (2012). The Janeiro Donelson Perez lecture on inequality + Electorates and Paradigms

Stapleton, J. (2012). A Difficult Puzzle: Why the 30’s look like the 60’s and the 80’s like now.

Stapleton, J. (2012). Working Poverty in the Toronto Region: Re-imagining Our Cities.

2011

Stapleton, J. (2011). No Mystery: How the Liberals Won an Election with a Colour Palette.

Stapleton, J. (2011). Poverty at the Crossroads.

2009

Stapleton, J. (2009). Toronto Housing Network Forum.

2008

Stapleton, J. (2008). Presentation to Queen’s Policy Conference: Story of Ali. The New Poverty Agenda: Reshaping policies in the 21st century.

Stapleton, J. (2008). Presentation to Queen’s Policy Conference: High marginal effective tax rates, intersecting rules and how they affect low income adults. The New Poverty Agenda: Reshaping policies in the 21st century. (PPT)

2007

Stapleton, J. (2007). Social services in Ontario.

Stapleton, (2007). A history of First Nations social services arrangements within MSSS services and its predecessors.

Stapleton, J. (2007). Why is it so tough to get ahead?: How our tangled social programs pathologize the transition to self-reliance. The Metcalf Foundation.

Stapleton, J. (2007). Developing and analyzing policy options. The Maytree Foundation, April 30.

Stapleton, J. (2007). A history of First Nations social services arrangements within MCSS and its predecessors. June 26-27.

Stapleton, J. (2007). The Ontario child benefit (OCB): Now what? Commentary presentation.

2006

Stapleton, J. (2006). Evaluating social programs. The Maytree-Wellesley Public Policy Training Institute, April 6-7.

Stapleton, J. (2006). So you want to do an evaluation? The Maytree-Wellesley Public Policy Training Institute, April 7.

2003

Stapleton, J. (2003). Making a case to the public. Presentation to OISE.