John Clarke (activist)

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John Clarke is an anti-poverty activist active in Canada.

A native of Britain, he moved to Toronto, Ontario and became an organizer there.[1] He is a leading figure of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) group; The Globe and Mail reported in the year 2000 that Clarke's "guerrilla activism has pitted him against police countless times during the past decade."[2] In 2016, the Sudbury Star described Clarke as "a 25-year veteran of activism."[1]


  1. ^ a b Keenan Kusan, Workers being held down, activist says in Sudbury, Sudbury Star (March 26, 2016).
  2. ^ Margaret Philp, Activist to fight bail terms, Globe & Mail (August 10, 2000).

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