John Stapleton is a writer, instructor and Innovations 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 a popular course on public policy for community advocates and is extensively published in local and national media.
John also serves on the Board of Directors of the Daily Bread Food Bank, West Scarborough Community Legal Services, and is a member of the Council on Aging of Ottawa’s Expert Panel on Income Security. He is the President of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.