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CPRC Welcomes New Executive Director

November 30, 1999
By Kristy Nudds


June 24, 2011 – Dr. Bruce Roberts has been named the Canadian Poultry Research Council’s (CPRC) new Executive Director.

This is a full-time position based in Ottawa (please note CPRC’s new address below).

Bruce is a native of New Brunswick and has been involved with agriculture for over 30 years.  He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University, took special courses at Nova Scotia Agricultural College in preparation for completing his M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics at the University of Guelph, and has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Business from the University of Illinois.  Bruce interspersed his education with employment in primary agriculture, agribusiness, and agricultural banking.  He ran a consulting company in Nova Scotia that provided services to agriculture and other rural businesses for ten years prior to accepting the Executive Director position with CPRC.


Bruce can be reached at or 613-566-5916.  Please note that Gord Speksnijder will remain with CPRC through this transition.

New Address for the Canadian Poultry Research Council:

350 Sparks Street

Suite 1007

Ottawa, ON   K1R 7S8