Linda Frum
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The Honourable Linda Frum is a past contributing editor to Maclean’s and former columnist for the National Post. She is also the author of two best-selling Canadian books and a Gemini Award winning documentary producer.

She was appointed to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2009 to represent the Province of Ontario. She is a member of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs as well as the Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations.

She is vice chair of the board of Upper Canada College and an honorary patron of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of EGALE (“Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere.”). In 2010 she received the Golda Meir Leadership award from the State of Israel bonds and an Honourary Degree from Yeshiva University.

She resides in Toronto with her husband Howard Sokolowski.

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Our Fathers' Good Names

(12) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 5:32 PM

What follows is a statement the Honourable Linda Frum made in the Senate on Tuesday.

Honourable senators, I rise today, at the risk of tears, to pay homage to a proud Canadian who died on May 27, 2013. I speak of my father, the late Murray Frum.

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Hear Us Iran: Canadians Condemn You

(20) Comments | Posted May 18, 2012 | 8:23 AM

If this looks like an ordinary diplomatic photograph -- it is not. On Wednesday, in a rare encounter, the Hon. Noel Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate of Canada, summoned Kambiz Sheikh-Hassani, the Iranian Chargé d'Affaires, to his chambers.

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Speaker Kinsella presented...

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The West Must Bear Witness to Iran's Prisoners

(40) Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 2:52 PM

Last month in New York, in the shadow of the sham "human rights conference" known as Durban III, I had the honour of attending a counter-conference organized by the human rights organization UN Watch. At this conference, leading dissidents and human rights activists from Iran, Syria, Cuba, Burma, North Korea...

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