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Aboriginal Leadership Initiative, International Boreal Conservation Campaign, Canada
Larry leads collaborative conservation efforts involving First Nations, environmental and industry partners across Canada's Boreal region. Larry has two decades of experience of supporting First Nation-led conservation and resource use initiatives. He advises and represents the Innu of Labrador and several other First Nations on major mining, forestry and energy developments as well as protected area establishment and land use planning.
Larry holds a law degree from the University of Victoria, a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University, and is also a graduate of McMaster University's interdisciplinary Arts & Science Programme. He is called to the bar in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, and is a partner at Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend, a Toronto law firm focused on Aboriginal and environmental law.
He lives in Goose Bay, Labrador with his wife, two children and a blind sled dog, and plays outside every chance he gets.