AUDIO – DESCRIPTION:
This news report on 6X radio in London canvassed the positions of various stakeholders favouring or opposing London’s Pan Am Bid Committee’s bid for London to host the 1991 Pan Am Games at taxpayer expense. Freedom Party Action Director Marc Emery was one of the four individuals interviewed and was, of course, opposed to taxpayer funding for the games.
NOTE: In the report, Emery makes several references to “our group”. The group to which he is referring is Freedom Party and its No Tax for Pan Am Games Committee, which had its own newsletter.
Radio Program: 6X News Magazine
Host: Lisa Armstrong
Guests: Marc Emery (Action Director, Freedom Party of Ontario), Gord Hume (Chair of the London’s Pan Am Bid Committee), Ed Blake (Public Utilities Commissioner), Al Gleeson (Mayor of the City of London, Ontario)
Radio Station: 106.9 CIXX FM – London, Ontario (Fanshawe College), also known as “6X”.
Date: Some time during 1984-1985.
Duration: 21 minutes, 56 seconds
File Format: MP3
File Size: 52.6 MB
URL – https://freedomparty.on.ca/archive/audio/tape-82.6xFM-pan-am-games-hume-gleeson-blake-emery.mp3