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Linda Frum pays tribute to Barry and Honey Sherman

‘Honey was well aware that evil and brutality are powerful forces in this world. She may not have known that they would consume her own life.’

Linda Frum vs. Elections Canada

Should Elections Canada be trying to improve turnout?

Irshad Manji on the Hill

Tory Senator Linda Frum recently helped host for a talk on the Hill by Irshad Manji about her experiences in Indonesia while touring with her new book Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom.  Manji, a well-known advocate for progressive and moderate Islam, spoke to the Canada-Indonesia Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Double Frum on the Hill

Sen. Linda Frum held a special reception on the Hill for her brother David Frum, a journalist, writer and former speechwriter for George W. Bush. The occasion was the launch of her brother’s new book Patriots.


Mitchel Raphael on the Frum family and an MP’s rapper-actor son

Frum gets a conservative welcome, and Joyce Murray’s son is up for a Drama Desk Award

$25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing goes to Richard Gwyn

Columnist Richard Gwyn took home the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for his book Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times; Volume Two: 1867–1891. The prize was awarded by the Writers’ Trust at the Politics and the Pen gala held in the ballroom of the Fairmont Château Laurier.


The Thrilla on the Hill and Linda Frum’s passover

Boxing-match bets and flourless cakes

Glam, glitz, burlesque and politicians at Egale gala

Egale, Canada’s gay advocacy group, celebrates their annual gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto.


Politicians Walk with Israel

Politicians came out to the recent United Jewish Appeal Walk with Israel in Toronto. Below, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.

PM Arthur Meighen finally officially hung

In an effort to correct a historical oversight, the portrait of the ninth Prime Minister, Arthur Meighen, was officially hung. While the portrait has been up in Centre Block for decades, Meighen never got an official dedication ceremony, an oversight discovered by historian Arthur Milnes, while he was working on a revised book of Meighen speeches, Unrevised and Unrepented II. Below, former PM Joe Clark (left) and Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon in front of the portrait.


Sen. Linda Frum in conversation

On choosing McGill, flirting with Queen’s and snubbing Saskatchewan. ‘I got that so wrong!’