Feb 041985

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On February 4, 1985, Darwin Semotiuk (member of London’s 1991 Pan Am Games Bid Committee) and Marc Emery (Freedom Party’s Action Director) were guests of the Wayne McLean Talk Show. The topic: taxpayer funding for London, Ontario’s bid for the 1991 Pan Am Games. McLean first interviews Semotiuk, who fields calls including a rather spirited call from Freedom Party president Robert Metz. Thereafter, Emery is interviewed and fields calls from various other London callers to the program.



Excerpt – Robert Metz vs. Darwin Semotiuk:

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Feb 011985

No-tax for Pan-Am brochure revised and updated; Still time to keep taxes out of Pan-Am 1991; Free Press propaganda machine works overtime to promote Pan-Am Games bid; Can Londoners still prevent being taxed for Pan-Am 1991?; More biased Free Press reporting; How can you help?; Seniors association officially opposes tax use for games; What can we expect from the more tax for Pan-Am Bid Committee in the future?; Is Marc Emery politically motivated or seeking political gain through his stand on taxes for Pan Am?; Are there really enough corporations in Southern Ontario to sponsor the Pan-Am Games without taxes?; Referendum on games?; Send your no-tax cards to your members of federal & provincial governments; Who on City Council is most likely to change their mind?; Letter to the editor: Opponents fo Games not ‘public enemy’; We need your help.

Document Details:

Document: No-tax for Pan-Am Games Newsletter (Issue #4)
Document Dated: February 1985
Publisher: Freedom Party of Ontario (No-tax for Pan-am Committee)
Written by: Marc Emery
Edited by: Robert Metz
Document Type: Party Newsletter
Number of Pages: 10
Page dimensions: 8.5″ x 11″
Color/BW: Full colour

.pdf (7.5 MB) – Internet Quick Download (Searchable): https://freedomparty.on.ca/archive/documents/between-elections-campaigns/no-tax-for-pan-am-games/no-tax-for-pan-am-games-newsletter/1985-02-xx.ntfpag.no-4.internet-quick-download.pdf

.pdf (19.4 MB) – Archive Quality (Searchable Exact): https://freedomparty.on.ca/archive/documents/between-elections-campaigns/no-tax-for-pan-am-games/no-tax-for-pan-am-games-newsletter/1985-02-xx.ntfpag.no-4.pdf