Peter Ferreira Elected!

For Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Trustee

Thank you to all Supporters and Friends!

About Peter

Peter is married to Natalie and father of two young adults who attended Dufferin-Peel schools. Peter and family have lived in Mississauga for 30 years and have been actively involved in their community. 

Peter has over thirty years of professional experience in immigration law.  This encompasses offering specialized consulting and paralegal services in immigration matters.  His experience comes from the private and public sector.  Since 1986 Peter has been a self-employed paralegal/consultant with Ferreira and Koach.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from York University.  He has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Governor General of Canada Commemorative Medal and the City of Mississauga Civic Award.

Peter has significant experience in the following areas: immigration and legal matters, education, police services, community and social services, health and arts and culture.  His core skills and competencies include legal expertise, governance, chairing meetings/leading committees, facilitation and public speaking. He is fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish.

Peter has a great deal of prior community experience having served on the Dufferin-Peel DistrictSchool  Board as Trustee  and Chairman up until December 2006. He is also Past Chairman of the Mississauga Library Services, Director Ontario Mental Health Foundation, President of the First Portuguese Canadian Cultural Centre, National President of the Portuguese Canadian National Congress, Director of Mississauga Crime Prevention Association, and is currently President of the Canadian Ethnocultural Council,  Member of the Toronto Police Service Chief's Advisory Council and Canadian Blood Services.