Leonard was born in Fort McMurray and has lived there all his life. Last year he retired from Syncrude Canada after 33 years. He is an active Trapper in the Moose Lake area, and is also a hunter and fisherman.
He has a related business called Running Bear Wilderness Adventures. He is part owner in a fishing lodge north of Fort McMurray called Richardson River Fishing Lodge. His hobbies include cars and motorcycles and enjoying being outdoors.
He has three grown children he cherishes and consider his greatest accomplishments in life thus far. Leonard hopes to help Local 1935 reach its goal of helping the nation of proud Métis people become a louder voice.