Speeches and Statements

Speech in the Senate on Bill C-6

March 28, 2017


Senator Nancy Ruth Tribute

December 14, 2016


Senator Frum’s Speech on Bill C-6: An Act to Amend the Citizenship Act

December 8, 2016


Senator Frum’s Speech on Bill S-232: the Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Act

December 8, 2016


Senator Frum’s Release on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

December 6, 2016 (French available here)


Senator Frum’s Speech on Bill-226: the Magnitsky Act

November 2, 2016


Senator Frum’s Statement on Homa Hoodfar

June 17, 2016


Senator Frum’s Speech on Assisted Dying (Bill C-14)

June 5, 2016


Senator Frum’s Statement upon the conclusion of Iran Accountability Week

May 18, 2016


The Senate Inquiry Into Iranian Prisoners during Iran Accountability Week

May 18, 2016


Excerpts from The Senate Debates on Human Rights Abuses in Iran - Senate Chambers

May 10, 2016


Senator Frum’s Remarks on the Prospects of Senate Reform - Massey College

April 26, 2016


Senator Frum’s Speech on S-201: An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination

April 13, 2016


Senator Frum’s Statement on Iran Accountability Week

February 17, 2016


Senator Frum’s Speech on Bill S-201 (2nd Reading) - An Act to Prohibit and Prevent Genetic Discrimination

January 27, 2016


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate (A Tribute to Senator Serge Joyal)

May 28, 2015


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate Concerning Jafar Panahi

May 7, 2015


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate on Bill C-581

April 21, 2015


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate on Canada’s Contribution in Afghanistan

February 4, 2015


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate on Reyhaneh Jabbari

November 20, 2014


Senator Frum’s Statement in the Senate on the Opening of Polin Museum of Jewish History in Poland

November 4, 2014


Senator Frum’s Remarks on Proposing Greater Control For Individual Senators Over Their Own Legislation

October 8, 2014


Statement in the Senate on an Offensive Exhibit at Ottawa City Hall

June 4, 2014


Statement in the Senate on Bill C-23: Fair Elections Act

May 27, 2014


Iran Accountability Week and Jafar Panahi

May 8, 2014


Statement in the Senate concerning Maryam Shafipour

April 29, 2014


Statement in the Senate concerning Hamid Ghassemi-Shall

December 11, 2013


Speech delivered at Irwin Cotler Tribute -

November 21, 2013


Speech to the Senate on S2: Statutory Instruments Act -

November 7, 2013


Speech delivered at the National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony -

April 23, 2013


Motion to Declare the Canadian Canoe Museum a Cultural Asset of National Significance -

March 7, 2013


Speech on Bill C-290, an Act to amend the criminal code (Sports Betting)


Motion to Urge the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Release Nasrin Soutedeh Adopted - November 29, 2012


Speech delivered at the Ottawa Negev Dinner - November 20, 2012


NEWS RELEASE: Senator Frum Supports Nasrin Sotoudeh


NEWS RELEASE: Human Rights NGO Urges 'Further Steps' to Stop the Execution Machine in Iran


Speech on Bill C-10 - March 1, 2012


Speech on Iranian human rights abuses - February 7, 2012


Speech on Bill S-7 - Feburary 2012


Letter to the Nobel Peace Prize committee in support of Ayatollah Bourejerdi


Statement honouring the Hon. Kelvin Ogilvie on being inducted into Canada’s Science and Engineering Hall of Fame  - November, 2011


Speech on the Board of Directors Modernization Bill - November 17, 2011



Speech in the Senate on the Board of Directors Modernization Bill - November 17, 2011



Speech given at the Upper Canada College Prize Day on October 6, 2011



Statement on Human Rights Abuses in Iran - October 2011



Senator Frum speaks out on National Women's Day - March 2011



Senator Frum Introduces the Prime Minister at CJPAC's Action Party March 10, 2011



Senator Frum speaks out on Canada's Oilsands - Fall 2010



Freedom Day Remarks - 2010



The real trouble at Rights and Democracy - by Senator Linda Frum

Appearing in Maclean’s Magazine



The Senator’s Open Letter to Students



Statement on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani - the Iranian woman condemned to death by stoning

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