Aboriginal rights lawyer appointed to environmental assessment review panel

(Left to right) Rod Northey, Renée Pelletier, Johanne Gelinas, with federal environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Doug Horswill. Pelletier says she is ‘excited and honoured’ by her appointment to the review panel.Renée Pelletier, managing partner at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP, has been appointed to the federal government’s environmental assessment review panel.
Pelletier is of the Maliseet First Nation from Nova Scotia whose practice focuses on aboriginal and treaty rights litigation. A member of the Indigenous Bar Association, Pelletier has worked at Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto, volunteered for the Native Women’s Resource Centre and was a Native …
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