COVID-19 UPDATE: Whenever possible, we encourage constituents to reach out to the office before-hand to either schedule a meeting time or to notify staff of the time of your arrival. Constituents will be required to do a self-assessment to determine if they are at risk of having COVID-19. If they are, they will not be seen at the office but can be assisted remotely. For contact tracing purposes, constituents will be required to provide their name and contact information so that they may be contacted in the event of an outbreak. Due to social distancing guidelines, the office will limit the number of constituents in the office at any time. Constituents will be required to enter the office wearing a mask and to sanitize their hands once they arrive. Please note that due to COVID-19, the office may close on short notice. Staff will do their best to notify any previously made constituents with appointments in a timely manner.

Ian Arthur, MPP Kingston and the Islands

Government of Ontario

The latest on the issues

November 18, 2020

AG confirms Ford content to destroy climate as favour to insiders

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP Climate Crisis critic Peter Tabuns and Environment critic Ian Arthur released this statement in response to the Ontario Auditor General’s report of the Ford government's handling... More
November 17, 2020

Question Period: Long-Term Care

Mr. Ian Arthur: My question is to the Minister of Long-Term Care. As cases rise once again, for-profit long-term-care facilities are once again failing the people of Ontario. Data shows that in hom... More
November 13, 2020

NDP congratulates young people taking Ford to court for dragging Ontario backwards on climate crisis

QUEEN'S PARK — The NDP's Climate Crisis critic Peter Tabuns, and Environment critic Ian Arthur, released a statement in response to an Ontario superior court decision to reject the Ford government'... More
November 5, 2020

Question Period: Arts and Culture funding for Kingston

Mr. Ian Arthur: My question is for the Acting Premier. On Tuesday, Kingston city council passed a motion urging this government to extend the eviction ban for arts venues for six more months. Entre... More
November 4, 2020

Members' Statement: Cinemas in YGK

I rise today to recognize local cinemas and to speak to the difficulties they are facing in this pandemic. In Kingston, our local independent cinema, the Screening Room, is a gem of our community. ... More
October 28, 2020

NDP plan will make family caregivers partners to save lives: MPP Arthur

QUEEN’S PARK – Kingston families cannot stick with a long-term care system that has been cut, shortchanged and ignored, like it has been by years of Liberal and Conservative governments, said MPP I... More
September 25, 2020

NDP plan for jobs and financial security will support working people in Kingston

KINGSTON – NDP MPP Ian Arthur held a press conference Friday in Kingston to discuss the Save Main Street: A Plan for Jobs and Financial Security for Working People that was released by the NDP on F... More
February 20, 2019

Kingston parent joins NDP’s Ian Arthur at Queen’s Park to resist Conservative cuts to autism supports

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP for Kingston and the Islands Ian Arthur was joined by Kingston parent Kelly McGarry today during Question Period, to speak out against the Ford government’s callous cuts to a... More
November 28, 2018

Members' Statement: Holiday Season in #YGK

As the festive season is upon us, today I rose in the Legislature to talk about some of the upcoming events in Kingston. More
November 22, 2018

Members' Statement: Firing the Child Advocate

Today I spoke about the decision to remove the Office of the Child Advocate and what a mistake it is for Ontario youth. More
November 21, 2018

Question Period: Firing of Environmental Commissioner

Today I asked the Premier if he was firing the Environmental Commissioner because he did not want his climate change policy subjected to independent scrutiny. More
November 15, 2018

Members' Statement: Hallway medicine crisis in Kingston

Today I rose in the house to speak about the hallway medicine crisis in Kingston. More