Apr 192011


On the John Oakley Show (AM640, Toronto) Paul McKeever, leader, Freedom Party of Ontario discussed Dalton McGuinty’s ban on herbicides and pesticides, and Freedom Party of Ontario’s promise to eliminate the ban.

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Apr 182011


This video was released to promote the party’s 2011 election plank: Eliminate Dalton McGuinty’s Pesticide Ban.

Transcript: “In 2009, Ontario’s Liberal government banned lawn and garden pesticides. [Dalton McGuinty]: ‘We’re gonna ban the sale of those cosmetic pesticides.’ The McGuinty government says you don’t need pesticides. We think Ontario doesn’t need pests. A Freedom government will eliminate the pesticide ban. Ontario will have beautiful lawns and gardens again. Freedom Party.” Continue reading »

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Feb 212011


This video was released to promote the party’s 2011 election plank: Cancel the 2012 Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs .

Transcript: “Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals want to ban the incandescent bulb in 2012. Tim Hudak’s Progressive Conservatives have wanted them banned since 2007. Ontario has no shortage of electricity. A Freedom government will not ban the incandescent bulb. Switch-on to Freedom Party.” Continue reading »

Feb 212011

“In April of 2007, Ontario’s Liberal McGuinty government vowed to ban incandescent light bulbs in 2012. The Progressive Conservatives wanted the ban to take place immediately, in 2007. A 2011 election plank issued today by Freedom Party of Ontario says surplus energy makes the 2012 ban unnecessary, and proposes that the ban be cancelled…” Click here to read the full media release.

May 042007

2007-05-04.fptv-9-thumbVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:
In mid February of 2007, the McGuinty government announced that it was considering a host of power conservation measures, including a ban on the incandescent lightbulb. Both the governing Liberals and the opposition Progressive Conservatives referred to this proposal as one aimed at fighting global warming by limiting CO2 emissions. Opposition leader John Tory actually suggested that the ban should be imposed immediately, to fight global warming, and that McGuinty’s slowness to ban the incandescent bulb was unacceptable.

In this episode of FPTV, Freedom Party of Ontario leader Paul McKeever exposes the actual reason for the incandescent lightbulb ban in Ontario. Hint: it isn’t a fight against global warming. Continue reading »

Apr 011997

The Common Sense Shuffle The New Dealers and the Common Sense Shuffle; Politics and Poverty; Conference for Concerned Canadians A Success; Fireside Chat with Joe Armstrong; Divisional Court Fines London landlord for discrimination; Free Press defends lack of balance; FP’s Calendar of Canada features hundreds of historical references; Ontario Human Rights Commission produces ‘non-existent’ financial records; FP goes on record against tobacco prohibition; Monteith condemns Canadian drug policies: ‘Tell Washington to buzz off!’; FP refuses compliance with Ontario’s Commission On Election Finances. Continue reading »

Nov 211996

1996-xx-xx.fp-logo-radio-thumbAUDIO – DESCRIPTION:

In the wake of the Ontario Medical Association’s (OMA) call for a legal ban on smoking tobacco in the private homes of pregnant women or small children (which the OMA calls “a form of child abuse”), Freedom Party president Robert Metz was invited to square off against Dr. Terry Polovoy of Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, on ‘Hot Talk’, Radio 98’s daily open-line program hosted by Gord Harris.

Note: This broadcast was reported in Freedom Flyer #31

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