John Stapleton is one of the foremost experts on poverty in Canada. A Metcalf Innovation Fellow since 2006, The Cost of Poverty in Toronto report (November 2016) is the result of six months of collaborative work.
John 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 in five anti-poverty groups. He sits on federal Minister Duclos’ Advisory Committee on Poverty Reduction, the Minister of Community and Social Services Advisory Group on Social Assistance Reform and Toronto’s Advisory Group on Poverty Reduction.
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