Linda Frum

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The Honourable
Linda Frum
Senator for Ontario
Assumed office
August 27, 2009
Nominated by Stephen Harper
Appointed by Michaëlle Jean
Personal details
Born (1963-01-13) January 13, 1963 (age 55)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Howard Sokolowski
Relations David Frum, brother
Children 3
Parents Barbara Frum
Murray Frum
Occupation Senator, author, journalist

Linda Frum (born January 13, 1963) is a member of the Senate of Canada[1] since 2009. She was nominated by Stephen Harper. In 2014 she questioned whether Election Canada had the right to encourage people to vote.[2] She lives in Toronto with her second husband Howard Sokolowski, a real estate developer.[3]

As a senator she receives an annual salary of $142,400 plus payments for extra official duties, and about $150,000 for research and office expenses, as well as travel allowance worth tens of thousands of dollars.[4] After having been an senator for six years she will get a lifetime pension.[5]


  1. ^ "The Hon. Linda Frum". Parliament of Candada. Retrieved 23 September 2018. 
  2. ^ "Elections Canada has no role in promoting voting, senator argues | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2018-09-06. 
  3. ^ Hiebert, Rick (October 9, 2009). "Linda Frum Sokolowski, a new Senator, already drives liberals crazy". The Shotgun Blog. Western Retrieved September 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ten entitlements of Canada's senators". Ottawa Citizen. 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2018-09-23. 
  5. ^ "Senators Openly Suggest Scrapping 75-Year Age Limit In The Senate". HuffPost Canada. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2018-09-06. 
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