Harry C. Rowsell Award for Outstanding Service to the CCAC

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Dr. Harry C. Rowsell

The Harry C. Rowsell Award for Outstanding Service to the CCAC was named for the CCAC's founding executive director, who devoted his life to promoting optimal care for animals in Canadian science. Dr. Rowsell's deep personal commitment to the humane treatment of animals, and his belief in our ethical responsibility for their well-being, are evidenced through the many significant contributions he made during his career. In 1988, Dr. Rowsell was recognized as an Officer of the Order of Canada for his incalculable contribution to the establishment of ethically-based animal research, spearheaded by the CCAC.

For further information on the Harry C. Rowsell Award for Outstanding Service to the CCAC, please contact the CCAC at or 613-238-4031.