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Bob Metz

Robert Metz

With a background in business administration and accounting, Robert Metz became a founding member of the Freedom Party of Ontario in 1984, and has been its president since then In that capacity, he has found himself in many roles: as writer, editor, and publisher of Fp's numberous publications and newsletters, as a candidate and interim party leader in past elections, and as public spokesman for the party on issues of policy and platform. He has also served as an executive member of many ad hoc taxpayer and lobby groups, including the London-Middlesex Taxpayers' Coalition and HALT (Hold All London Taxes), and as chair of the No Tax for the 1991 Pan-Am Games Committee, whose success saved taxpayers over $110 million.

In 1993, he volunteered to act as legal counsel (and won the case) for Elijah Elieff, a London landlord accused of discrimination before an Ontario Human Rights Commission, in one of the most controversial cases ever brought before the Commission. The case continues to have repercussions to this very day.

An outspoken advocate of individual freedom and responsibility in all aspects of political and social life, Bob has addressed many government commissions and public hearings and written many editorials and news columns published in various newspapers. He can also be seen and heard on various TV talk shows and on open-line radio engaged in lively debate over freedom related issues.

Visit Bob's blog at robertmetz.ca.
Robert Vaughan

Robert Vaughan

Robert has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He spent several years involved in research at the University of Western Ontario in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences before moving into business. He created an online video mail-order business and owned and operated a martial arts school in London.

A Freedom Party member and supporter since 1986, Robert has, over the years, been FP's Ontario Secretary, managing editor of Consent, and organizer of many FP educational and public lobby efforts.

He was elected a s a trustee on the Board of Education for the City of London in 1994 and was re-elected city-wide as a trustee to the new Thames Valley District School Board in 1997. He was the Chair of the London Board's Budget Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the Program Standing Committee, the Board's representative on the City of London's Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, as well as its representative on the London Council for Adult Education.

Robert has served as President of the London-Fanshawe PC Riding Association (1997-1998) and was the Canadian Alliance candidate for the London-Fanshawe riding in the 2000 general election.

Robert first appeared as a guest on Just Right on July 9th, 2009 and began co-hosting the show with Bob on October 1st the same year.

Visit Robert's blog at robertvaughan.ca.
Follow Robert on Twitter @rbvaughan

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