On November 30, 2002, Freedom Party of Ontario held its first of two Ontario provincial general Election 2003 dinners. The dinner was held in London, Ontario. Master of Ceremonies Robert Vaughan introduced the dinner’s two speakers: FPO president Robert Metz and FPO’s then-new leader, Paul McKeever. Metz gave a state of the party speech. This was the first Freedom Party dinner in which Paul McKeever gave a speech as the party’s leader.