Peter Longo

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Elect Peter Longo on October 22nd. Where to vote

Meet Peter

Community Leader. Businessman. Champion of Greenspace.




Peter Longo is an accomplished Supply Chain Executive with 22 years of business experience in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries in both the public and private sectors. In addition, he has driven value as an outsourcing partner for public service, financial services and oil and gas industries. Peter has experience in establishing robust performance management systems to systematically drive sustainable value chain improvement. Peter is the Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing and Logistics at Providence, St. Joseph Health Center, and St. Michael's Hospital Network in downtown Toronto. He has held executive level Supply Chain roles in such companies as Bell Canada, GlaxoSmithKline, LifeLabs (formerly MDS Diagnostics) and Brookfield Johnson Controls (now Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions).

He has a passion for environmental issues and is the current Chair of Halton Region’s Natural Heritage Advisory Committee (NHAC) and was previously the Chair of the Ecological and Environmental Advisory Committee (EEAC) for Halton Region advising on all matters relating to natural heritage, ecology and the environment.  Peter also has a passion for playing and coaching sports.  He coached 45 teams over 11 years with the Oakville Soccer Club, and received the “Coach of the Year” honours in 2013 and 2016.

He is the father of four children who are actively involved in sports and art activities within the community.

Peter has a Bachelors of Arts degree in European History from McGill University and a Masters of Environmental Studies degree from York University.

What I Stand For


Results Focus

As your current Councillor, and as an active and influential member of the community, Peter has supported:

  • Controlling growth by supporting strong official plans and zoning
  • Protecting northwest Oakville residents from unwanted development applications
  • Shifting costs of growth to developers and facing down intense lobbying by builders
  • Building important new public facilities in northwest Oakville like the planned courthouse
  • Reducing Oakville’s tax supported debt
  • Maintaining the strongest possible credit rating (AAA)
  • A full range of public sports and cultural facilities such as arenas, indoor and outdoor soccer and the QEP Community and Cultural Centre
  • Improving both roads and transit to relieve traffic congestion
  • Has never taken campaign contributions from developers

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Leadership

Elect Peter to:

  • Defend Oakville’s Positions on Glen Abbey Golf Course
    • Peter will continue to defend Oakville’s refusal of the application to develop Glen Abbey Golf Course
  • Control Urban Growth
    • Peter will defend official plans from development appeals to protect stable neighbourhoods
  • Make Growth Pay for Itself
    • Peter will keep defending the principle that developers should pay for the full cost of roads, facilities, water and sewer systems for new development instead of being paid for by your taxes
  • Manage Taxes Responsibly
    • Peter will keep overall property taxes in-line with inflation over the next term
  • Maintenance of Infrastructure
    • Peter will focus spending so that our roads, storm sewers and facilities are well maintained
  • Alleviate Traffic Congestion
    • Peter supports balancing roads and transit to respond to population growth and a plan that coincides with development instead of after the fact
  • Fight Local Speeding
    • Peter supports traffic calming projects for safety on local roads like Westoak Trails, Pine Glen, Pilgrims Way
  • Support Safe Communities
    • Peter will work with Halton Region Police Services, municipal staff and local residents to address community safety concerns
Councillor Longo is the only candidate with a record of fighting to save Glen Abbey.

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