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Open Policy Ontario is the social policy consultancy of John Stapleton.

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February 27: Report Launch: The Hazards Facing Low-Income People when Navigating the Financial World

When: Friday, February 27, 2015, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: West Neighbourhood House, Community Room, 248 Ossington Ave., Toronto

RSVP: Naomi, 416-516-1422 ext. 250, or naomibe@houselink.on.ca

This report looks at how low-income people deal with banks, filing tax returns, credit cards, debt, and more.

Posted:
February 12, 2015

An unsustainable program – A guest blog from Pat Capponi

Here's a blog post from lived experience that explains why expecting people to get off ODSP easily is misguided, and what can be done to help people more effectively.

Posted:
January 28, 2013

Retiring on a low income

This new page of the Open Policy website contains a series on retirement income for Canadians with low incomes. Some examples relate to Ontario only.

Posted:
September 14, 2012