Hillier ousted from caucus during emotionally charged day at Queen's Park - 2019-02-21

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F0.png Hillier ousted from caucus during emotionally charged day at Queen's Park February 21, 2019, Ottawa Citizen

Randy Hillier was suspended from the Progressive Conservative caucus Wednesday after making comments deemed by Premier Doug Ford as "disrespectful to the parents of children with autism."

The incident, which Hillier is characterizing as a misunderstanding, came on a day when dozens of emotional parents jammed visitors' galleries at the Ontario Legislature on a file that has left the government visibly scrambling. One MPP said security guards were delivering tissues to crying parents.

Ford announced the indefinite suspension after Hillier, the independent-minded MPP for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston, said "yada, yada, yada" at the end of question period while parents shouted from the gallery.

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