The Honourable Linda Frum was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2009 by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. She represents the Province of Ontario.
She currently serves on the Standing Senate Committee for Social Affairs, Science and Technology, the Committee for Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament, and the Senate Modernization Committee.
Senator Frum is also active member of her community. She is a member of the board of Mount Sinai Hospital, and former vice chair of the board of Upper Canada College, and serves as a member of the International Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Committee. In recognition of her civic contributions she has received the Gold Meir Leadership Award from the State of Israel Bonds, an honourary Doctor of Humane Letters from Yeshiva University, and the Rothschild Humanitarian Award from Shaare Zedec Hostpital.
A former journalist and author, she was a columnist with the National Post and a contributing editor to Maclean’s Magazine, and a Gemini-Award winning documentarian.