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 15, 2018

Press Release: NDP says there’s only one reason for Ford to scrap environmental oversight

QUEEN’S PARK – Ian Arthur, Official Opposition critic for the Environment and Sustainability, said there’s only one reason for Doug Ford’s move to fire the Environmental Commissioner and scrap the ... More
October 30, 2018

Debate: Bill 4, Cancellation of Cap-and-Trade

Today the NDP caucus voted against Bill 4, the legislation that effectively cancels Ontario's cap-and-trade program. This legislation was our only tool to fight the most pressing issue of our time,... More
October 25, 2018

Question Period: Policing Effectiveness and Modernization Grant

Today I asked the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services why the government is withholding a much needed Policing Effectiveness and Modernization Grant that would support Kingston's... More
October 17, 2018

Members' Statement: Cancellation of cap-and-trade

Today I spoke about the release of the Financial Accountability Office report on the government's cancellation of the cap-and-trade program. More
September 25, 2018

Members' Statement: Kingston WritersFest

Today I had the pleasure to speak about the 10th anniversary of Kingston WritersFest. More
September 20, 2018

Supporting a poet laureate in memory of Gord Downie

Today I spoke in support of creating a poet laureate in memory of Gord Downie. More
August 2, 2018

Members' Statement: Cancellation of Basic Income

Today I delivered a members' statement highlighting the impact of the cancellation of the basic income pilot. More
July 18, 2018

Question Period: Cancellation of GreenON Program

Today I asked the minister about the cancellation of the GreenON program. More
July 17, 2018

Members' Statement: Kingston and the Islands

Today I delivered my first members' statement in the Legislature. More