Democracy, Dale Goldhawk Style?

September 3, 2009 by  

2009-09-03.goldhawkAs some of you may know, I am the leader of Freedom Party of Ontario, which is an officially-registered political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. There is currently a by-election in the riding of St. Paul’s to fill the seat recently vacated by Michael Bryant, and I am Freedom Party’s candidate in that by-election.

Today, I received the following e-mail from Kelly Todd, the producer of “Goldhawk Live” (Rogers TV – Toronto):

—– Original Message —–
From: Kelly Todd
Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2009 4:01 PM
Subject: Goldhawk Live


On Monday, September 14th Goldhawk Live will be taping an all-candidates debate for the St. Paul’s riding.

The taping will take place from 4:00-5:00 pm at the Rogers TV studio located at 855 York Mills Rd.

Candidates representing the PC, Liberal, NDP and Green Party will be involved in the formal debate.

All other candidates will be featured in the last portion of our program and will be given the opportunity to voice their “pitch” for a duration of approximately one minute.

Candidates who are interested in participating in Goldhawk Live must confirm before Monday, September 7th.

Details regarding directions and parking will be sent once the candidate is confirmed.

Thank you in advance,


Kelly Todd
Producer, Goldhawk Live
Rogers TV – Toronto

I replied as follows:

—– Original Message —–
From: Paul McKeever
To: Kelly Todd
Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2009 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: Goldhawk Live

Dear Ms Todd:

Should the show decide to hold an “all” candidates “debate”, I will accept an invitation to it.


Paul McKeever
Leader, Freedom Party of Ontario
Candidate, St. Paul’s


2 Responses to “Democracy, Dale Goldhawk Style?”

  1. $ on September 9th, 2009 10:47 am

    I moved from St Paul’s riding last year. Would have been great to vote for you.

  2. Paul McKeever on September 9th, 2009 4:39 pm

    Thanks for the sentiments, in any event, $.

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