Anderson, Bruce

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Anderson, Bruce

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1931-

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Bruce McKendrick Anderson was born August 14, 1931. He was educated in the English public-schooling system in Westmount, Quebec, and graduated from Bishop's University in 1951 (B.A. Hons. Phil) and from McGill in 1954 (M.Ps.Sc.). He spent a 50-year professional career in all aspects of human resource management from recruitment to retirement; introduced and administered policies and programs related to evolving government involvement in the employment retationship concerning health care, retirement provisions and the development of equitable employment systems. There was particular emphasis on the interests of women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and aboriginals. Mr. Anderson spearheaded responses to language legislation concerning international organizations at both the provincial and federal levels. He also developed effective relationships between business strategies and appropriate human resource management policies with an emphasis on recognition and reward systems at all levels of an organization, thereby promoting positive employee relations. Mr. Anderson retired from active service in 2001.

Co·ordinated 25th, 40th 50th and 60th anniversary reunions at Bishop's for the Classes of 1950. '51 , '52 and '53.

Bruce married Kathryn Joan Stevens on Sept . 17, 1955. Their adopted son, Robin Matthew, was born on March 31, 1964. Kathryn died on Aug. 29, 1990.

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