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.
Television Station: TV London News
Reporter: Kate Young
Featuring: Marc Emery (Freedom Party Action Director, 1984-1990), Robert Metz (President of Freedom Party of Ontario), Rob Smink, Michelle McColm
Recorded: During the Ontario provincial election of 1985 (voting day was May 2)
Aired: During the Ontario provincial election of 1985 (voting day was May 2)
Color/BW: Full colour