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Ontario's legislature holds a rare overnight session to debate a Conservative government bill to shrink the number of Toronto city councillors from 47 to 25. Protesters were removed from inside the legislature.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford arrives at his office as the Ontario Legislature prepares to hold a midnight session to debate the bill.

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Protesters gather outside the doors of the Ontario Legislature, demanding to be let in, as the provincial parliament holds a midnight session.

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Protesters gather outside the doors of the Ontario Legislature, demanding to be let in, as the provincial parliament holds a midnight session to debate a bill.

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House Speaker Ted Arnott sits alone in his office before Legislature's midnight session begins.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks during an the all night session.

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A protester is ejected as he voices his opinions to Attorney General Caroline Mulroney.

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A protester is ejected as she voices her opinions towards Attorney General Caroline Mulroney.

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Ontario PC MPP Laurie Scott yawns during the midnight session.

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