Barbara Frum  
(Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Date of issue of stamp: December 17, 1999
Designed by: Fraser Ross and based on an illustration by Bonnie Ross and a photograph by Yousuf Karsh.

The stamp honouring the C.B.C. has a portrait of Broadcaster Barbara From in the foreground.

Series : Millennium Collection , Fostering Canadian Talent

1,000,000 copies of the stamp were printed by Ashton-Potter Ltd.


© Canada Post Corporation
Reproduced with permission
Barbara Frum (nee Rosberg) Born Niagara Falls, New York U.S.A. 1937 Died March 26, 1992. A mother of three children she also had a full career as  a multi media journalist.  She studied history at the University of Toronto and had her beginning  as a radio commentator in 1959. She wrote for numerous magazines, and was a host for the C. B. C.  Radio program  “As it happens” and  host of C. B. C. TV’s nightly current affairs program “The Journal”. She was Canada’s most respected and best-known interviewer. She received four ACTRA  (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) Awards and in 1979 she received the Order of Canada.