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Freedom Flyer 30

the official newsletter of the
Freedom Party of Ontario

November 1996

Table of Contents

Fp OPENERS

  • Robert Metz: The Big Switch
  • ELECTORAL REFORM

  • Fp FEATURE: Freedom Party supports government initiative on referenda
  • THE CHEYENNE AVENUE SCANDAL

    Elijah EieffIf you are a regular reader of Freedom Flyer you may have followed the chronicle of the persecution of London landlord Elijah Elieff at the hands of the Ontario Human rights Commission and the paid lobbyist Susan Eagle of the United Church of Canada. Thanks to the actions of Fp President Robert Metz in representing Mr. Elieff before the Ontario Human Rights Commission, the Commission findings were largely in favour of Mr. Elieff.

    But the story hasn't ended yet. The Ontario Human Rights Commission has appealed the 1994 decision of the Board of Inquiry, which found no evidence to support a racism complaint against Mr. Elieff. And, to add insult to injury, when Fp member and past candidate Jim Montag filed a Freedom of Information request to determine the amount of taxpayers' money expended on this deliberate conspiracy to discredit a private citizen, he was told no such records existed!

    A complete account of this issue is available on Freedom Party's Issues Index pages at http://www.freedomparty.org/cheyenne.htm.

  • Fp FEATURE: Ontario Human Rights Commission Appeals Board of Inquiry Ruling
  • Fp FEATURE: Human Rights Commission says no financial records exist
  • FREEDOM PARTY IN THE NEWS

  • Newspaper Article: THE OTTAWA TIMES: "Harris Agenda 'Too Liberal' ",July-August, 1996
  • Newspaper Article: LINDSAY THIS WEEK: "Freedom Party advocates more rights, less government", March 26, 1996
  • Newspaper Guest Editorial: THE ST. MARYS JOURNAL-ARGUS: "Has the word 'profit' become a four letter word?", April 17, 1996
  • LONDON BOARD OF EDUCATION

    As a trustee on the London Board of Education (and Freedom Party's first executive member elected to public office), Fp Executive member Robert Vaughan is still generating controversy and news coverage in a one man campaign for freedom of choice in education. As reported in a London Free Press article, Vaughan advocated surveying parents to determine whether they prefer phonics or "whole language" instruction, but the board stifled debate on the issue. Readers are warned that the description of "Whole language versus Phonics" in this article is a viewpoint that Freedom Party strongly disagrees with. For more information on "Whole language" instruction, read our publication Just say "know" to Whole Language.

    Also in the pages of the London Free Press: Vaughan injects some common sense into the London Board of Education in his letter clarifying his opposition to the board's sex-education policies, objects to yet another unnecessary "gender equity" program in the school system, and bluntly says "so be it" to the potential prospect of the elimination of school boards.

  • Newspaper Article: THE LONDON FREE PRESS: "Stifling angers trustee favoring phonics", September 30, 1996
  • Newspaper Article: THE LONDON FREE PRESS: "Article mistook trustee's views", May 29, 1996
  • Newspaper Article: THE LONDON FREE PRESS: "Girls in sports under review", October 9, 1996
  • Newspaper Guest Editorial: THE LONDON FREE PRESS: "Give parents more control over education", October 7, 1996
  • FREEDOM ON THE INTERNET

  • Fp FEATURE: Freedom Party Launches World Wide Web Site
  • FREEDOM BRIEFS

  • Fp FEATURE: "A missed opportunity" Hopper tells Preston Manning
  • Fp FEATURE: Walker tells Chretien why Census boycotted
  • Fp FEATURE: Smoking bylaws violate property rights, says Fitzgerald
  • Fp FEATURE: Frampton, Metz address APEC Members
  • Fp FEATURE: Ontario's troubled labour relations subject of cable debate
  • Fp FEATURE: PGIB and Workers' Compensation
  • Fp FEATURE: Metz meets with MPP Tony Clement


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