Dec 012001

“Taken by Surprise: The United States, Canada, and Anti-Missile Defence” by Kenneth H.W. Hilborn
“Blaming the Victim: The Genesis of the Break Up of Canada” by Paul McKeever
“Crime Does Pay” by Karen Selick
“Oh Canada!” by Adam Young
“Paved with Good Intentions” by Robert James Bidinotto Continue reading »

Nov 302001

2001-11-30.metz-thumbVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:
On November 30, 2001, Robert Metz (President, Freedom Party of Ontario) was a guest of Rhonda Live. In this episode, Metz discussed with host Rhonda Glenn a decision by Heather Reisman (head of the Chapters and Indigo bookstore chains) no longer to sell Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” in her stores. Also a guest in this episode: Manuel Prutschi (Canadian Jewish Congress). Continue reading »

Nov 242001

2001-11-24.hilborn-thompson-terrorism-thumbVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the commencement of war in Afghanistan (starting October 7, 2001), Freedom Party held an informative dinner in London featuring two experts, Dr. Kenneth Hilborn (Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Western Ontario) and John C. Thompson (Executive Director of the Mackenzie Institute). This video commences with a brief contextual overview of the events which preceded the dinner. Note: expletives have not been “beeped” out of the footage, and some may find some of the images in the overview – including the bombing and collapse of the World Trade Towers – to be disturbing. Govern yourself accordingly. Continue reading »

Nov 202001

1996-xx-xx.fp-logo-media-release-thumbOn November 20, 2001, Freedom Party of Ontario notified the media that Freedom Party would be hosting a dinner in London, Ontario with the theme “Freedom v. Terrorism”, and with guest speakers Kenneth Hilborn and John Thompson.





Document Details:

Document: Media Release
Document Dated: November 20, 2001
Publisher: Freedom Party of Ontario
Author: Robert Metz
Document Type: Letter
Number of Pages: 3 (+copy of distribution list)
Page dimensions: 8.5″ x 11″
Color/BW: Full colour

Internet Quick Download format: .pdf (searchable image); size: 2.1 MB; URL:

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Nov 032001

2001-11-03.metzVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:
On November 3, 2001, Freedom Party of Ontario president was a panelist – along with Gord Harris (News Director, Corus Entertainment), Megan Walker (Executive Director, London Abused Women’s Centre), Greg Van Moorsel (London Free Press) – on Inquiry. The topics discussed included: a woman found not guilty of abducting her three children and taking them across the border; millions in provincial spending announced to make our homefront more secure in light of the September 11, 2001 attack; Ontario’s Bill 30 (formerly Bill 155): provincial asset forfeiture legislation; charities at home being left without contributions due to contributions to the victims of 9/11; Ontario’s approaching election, including the health care issue. Continue reading »

Oct 012001

Two-page hardcopy letter from Robert Metz to members and supporters of Freedom Party of Ontario, inviting them to Freedom Party’s November 24, 2001 “Freedom vs. Terrorism” Dinner at the Seven Drarfs Restaurant in London, Ontario. Mailed to members and supporters via Canada Post. Enclosures include: two-sided promotional poster (8.5″x11″, featuring guest speakers Kenneth Hilborn and John Thompson), and a response form. Continue reading »

Aug 242001

2001-08-24.mckeever-thumbVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:
On August 24, 2001, Paul McKeever (Freedom Party of Ontario) was a guest of Rhonda London Live. In this episode, McKeever discussed with host Rhonda London falling voter turn-out and the question: Should voting be made mandatory?. Also a guest on this episode: Ontario Liberal MPP Marie Bountrogianni, and Adrienne Snow (Managing Director for the Centre for the Study of Civic Renewal). Continue reading »

Jul 232001

2002.02.21.metz-thumbVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:
On July 23, 2001, Robert Metz (President, Freedom Party of Ontario) was a guest of Rhonda London Live. In this episode, Metz discussed with host Rhonda London the erosion of privacy on the Internet (but also in other situations, including the Canadian census). Also guests in this episode: Ann Cavoukian (Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner), and Rick Penton (Canadian Information Processing Society). Continue reading »