Arnold Chan MP on civility in parliament, June 2017

Liberal MP Arnold Chan urged civility in parliamentary debate
Liberal MP Arnold Chan urged civility in parliamentary debate

MP Arnold Chan died of cancer in September 2017 at the age of 50. A few months earlier, he rose to speak in the House of Commons. He was to address a motion put forward by the Conservative opposition criticizing the Liberal government’s record on the economy, but he used most of his speaking time to implore his fellow MPs to treat one another with civility and compassion in debate and to “ditch” their canned talking points.

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