By Allison Ridgway

Special to the RJRC

Even on a relatively quiet day, the goings on in Ontario’s legislative chamber remind me of what the Colosseum must have been like. While the public watches from the stands, political parties armed with words and wit rather than fists and swords fight gladiatorial battles in a bid to survive.

As it turned out, Feb. 24, 2015 was anything but quiet.

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Allison Ridgway is a third-year student in Ryerson University’s School of Journalism.