Aug 312012

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On August 31, 2012, Freedom Party of Ontario member Ted Harlson and Caledonia resident Stuart Laughton were guests of Sun News Network’s “The Arena” with host Michael Coren. In this episode, Ted and Stuart discuss having been arrested (but not charged with anything) in Caledonia, Ontario, during a peaceful demonstration there. Each was arrested and jailed for a several hours out of a fear that native secessionists in Caledonia would respond to the peaceful demonstration with violence. Continue reading »

Aug 222012

Freedom Party of Ontario


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An Open Letter to the People of Ontario from FP leader Paul McKeever

Ladies and Gentlemen of Ontario:

We are all being distracted. We are being manipulated. We are not being told what we need to know.

Ontario currently has by-elections underway in Vaughan and Kitchener-Waterloo that will determine whether or not Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals gain a majority government. But that’s not the major issue.

The major issue is that Ontario is facing a budget crisis, soaring debt, and a plummeting credit rating that will devastate Ontario’s economy and impoverish everyone living in the province. Yet neither Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals, nor Tim Hudak’s Progressive Conservatives have plan to cut spending, balance the budget, and end the crisis. Continue reading »

Aug 162012


On August 16, 2012, Freedom Party of Ontario leader Paul McKeever was a guest of Sun News Network’s “The Arena” with host Michael Coren. In this episode, Michael and Paul discuss a number of invasive and silly by-laws that local governments are passing. More generally, they discuss the question: how do we end up with such nanny state by-laws? Continue reading »

Aug 142012

Freedom Party of Ontario has nominated Freedom Party candidate David Driver in the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo, and Freedom Party candidate Erin Goodwin in the riding of Vaughan, for the Thursday, September 6, 2012 by-elections that will occur in those two ridings (voting information is available from Elections Ontario). “Freedom Party is proud to endorse the candidacy of these exceptional, outgoing individuals” says Freedom Party leader Paul McKeever. “Voters looking for a fiscally-responsible alternative to the largely-indistinguishable Liberals, NDPs, and PCs have a golden opportunity to start Ontario’s recovery by electing David Driver and Erin Goodwin in their respective ridings”. Continue reading »

Aug 132012

Freedom Party of Ontario


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PC MPP Peter Shurman Lashes Out at FP Leader on Facebook

Shows why PC success against Libs is as elusive as its positions on the issues

August 13, 2012 Toronto – On Sunday (August 12, 2012), Ontario Progressive Conservative Finance Critic Peter Shurman lashed out at Freedom Party leader Paul McKeever on over comments made by McKeever while a guest of Jim Richards’ Showgram on Toronto news-talk radio station CFRB 1010 AM (August 9, 2012 – click here to hear the audio). Now, under fire even in the conservative media for his party’s waffling on the issue of wine and beer in corner stores, Shurman expressed anger with McKeever, whose party is on the record campaigning unequivocally for allowing wine and beer to be sold in corner stores. Continue reading »

Aug 092012


On the Jim Richards Showgram, NewsTalk 1010 AM, Toronto. Paul McKeever, leader, Freedom Party of Ontario, discussed Freedom Party of Ontario’s promise to open up the LCBO and The Beer Store to competition from other stores (such as grocery stores and 24 hour convenience stores), so that Ontario has wider selection, lower prices, and greater shopping convenience.

Listen to the entire conversation:

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