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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.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford arrives at his office as the Ontario Legislature prepares to hold a midnight session to debate the bill.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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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.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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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.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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House Speaker Ted Arnott sits alone in his office before Legislature's midnight session begins.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks during an the all night session.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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A protester is ejected as he voices his opinions to Attorney General Caroline Mulroney.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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A protester is ejected as she voices her opinions towards Attorney General Caroline Mulroney.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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Ontario PC MPP Laurie Scott yawns during the midnight session.Chris Young/The Canadian Press

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