Apr 251985


During the Ontario provincial election of 1985, TV London news did a report introducing the public to Freedom Party, and its first election. It profiled the three Freedom candidates who ran in that election: Robert Metz, Rob Smink, and Michelle McColm. Discussed: bureaucracy, unions (Eaton’s rejection of union), job-creation schemes, health care, abortion, taxes and more. Continue reading »

Apr 211985

1985-fpo-radio-thumbAUDIO – DESCRIPTION:
At least 2 Sundays prior to the May 2, 1985 polling date of the Ontario general election, radio station AM980 (London, Ontario) hosted a half-hour all candidates debate for candidates in the riding of London North, including Freedom Party candidate Rob Smeenk, and the PC, NDP, and Liberal candidates.

Listen to the entire debate:

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