Bruce is one of Canada’s leading environmental thinkers and co-author of the best-selling books Toxin, Toxout and Slow Death by Rubber Duck. He is President of the Ivey Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Canada, an honorary director of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and a Director of the Independent Electricity System Operator. He is a Director of Philanthropic Foundations Canada, Canadians for Clean Prosperity and the San Francisco-based Consultative Group on Biological Diversity. He sits on the Advisory Board of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission.
Bruce may be best known for his work in connecting environmental issues to human health through his research on mercury and developing the campaign to shut down coal-fired power plants in Ontario. Bruce is a founder of a number of for profit and non-profit organizations. In 2014 he received Earth Day Canada’s Outstanding Commitment to the Environment Award.