Dear Father in Heaven, we thank you for Hon. Ian Arthur and speak blessing over his life. We pray that You would lead Ian in all of his duties and responsibilities. Help him to have wisdom regarding climate issues, as well as in the different social areas he stands and advocates for. We pray he would look to You Jesus as his Good Shepherd. Lead him beside still waters and may he find peace, rest, life abundantly in You. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Ian Arthur was elected in 2018. As a member of the Official Opposition, Arthur currently serves on the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee of the Legislative Assembly and is the NDP critic for the Environment. He grew up in Lyndhurst, Ontario on a small organic market garden and farm. He studied International Development and Political Studies at Trent University. While completing his undergraduate degree, Arthur studied abroad at the University of Accra in Accra, Ghana. Arthur was the former head chef of the Chez Piggy restaurant in Kingston and a former member of the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Food Policy Council. He is a member of the Kingston Action Group for a Basic Income Guarantee and sits on the board of directors for Switch Kingston, a Kingston-based not-for-profit association that promotes job creation and investment in sustainable energy.