Sometimes We Sail With The Wind
and Sometimes Against it -
But Sail We Must!
Municipal and Provincial Politics
Mayor of the Municipality of Cochrane | Cochrane, Ontario Canada
Guiding the community of 6,000 through one of the most robust
growth curves in the region.
Experienced successive economic booms through the development of the largest gold mine in north
america, along with the unprecedented super cycle in forestry feeding the two world class mills in Cochrane;
Resurrected failed Forestry
plant through an innovative economic development tool created through Peter's guidance, that lead into the secondary boom.
Taken the municipality through an organizational review that saw the complete rethinking of the structure, the culture and the
functionality of the operation. Some key highlights included:
§ Realizing efficiencies and significant financial
savings, while changing the culture to be an enabling one focused on the needs of the community at large versus those of influence;
down the long time cultural silos and inherent small town cliques;
§ Establishing long term plans that will guide the actual
development of Lake Commando; the redesign of streets and creation of trials between lakes and community assets that will promote
cycling, walking and enjoyment of our natural outdoor beauty; and the creation of sound long term financial planning.
the governance and management model and redefining the relationships.
Governing some of the lowest tax rates and costs per man comparably
in the region, while creating a 24% real estate growth environment which is comparable to the large five cities in the north.
Active in the creation of the Mayors' Coalition for Affordable Policing; the Northern Advisory Committee for the Northern Growth Plan,
and the New Deal lobby against the divestment of the regions only rail service.
Peter has developed a reputation of being an actively
involved Mayor with a passion for defending northern interests and building a growth orientated future. ... Read More
Candidate for Member of Provincial Parliament | Timiskaming-Cochrane Ontario Riding, Canada
2013 to present.
Nominated as the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario candidate.
Running under the banner of "Rethinking
The North Together" Peter aims to bring game changing policy to the region that will see key advancements such as; local decision
making reforms, resource revenue sharing, opening access to lakes and outdoor recreation, opening parks, protecting the northern
way of life and and building agriculture into a third economic pillar.
Peter's goal is to get into the provincial decision
making room and influence policy to see the North create value for itself through planning it's place in the provincial social and
Following historical regional leaders such as Rene Brunelle, Leo Bernier, Allan Pope and Rene Piche, Peter hopes
to rebuild the party into the "progressive" conservative party that played an important historical role in the development of the
"Peter understands the priorities for a brighter future for Northern Ontario and knows how to create the type of game
changing policy needed in that part of the province that will make his riding become an important part of leading our province
back to prosperity.” - Tim Hudak Party Leader
Private Entrepreneur and Businessman
President For Evergreen Innovative
Strategies | Cochrane, Ontario Canada,
June 1996 to present.
Management Consulting practice specializing in aboriginal
opportunity negotiation and business development.
Negotiated several land mark agreements between Aboriginal, industrial and political
interests valued between $30 million and $450 million.
Written several business plans, strategic plans and negotiating plans.
Facilitated and mediated several conflicts to mutual resolution.
Developed a variety of training and development assignements.
Papers on aboriginal consultation and awareness around the negative impacts of extremism on natural resource devopment.
custom aboriginal consultation programs, including an innovative protocol that sees the aboriginal community issue certificates verifying
the consultation itself.
Developed a municipal economic recovery plan including an innovative economic health monitoring and reaction
Advises municipalities, governments, industry and joint ventures on navigating the mine field ahead of the many opportunities
associated to aboriginal affairs.
Petlin Creative Property Management | Cochrane, Ontario Canada,
2000 to present.
- Buys, sells and manages properties for his private portfolio.
- Includes office, commercial and residential property.
of Petlin Backhoe Services | Cochrane, Ontario Canada,
June 2010 to present.
Peter's unique insights, experiences
and entrepreneurial spirit a valuable resource and demonstrable through a wide array of applications. ...Read More | Open C.V.
Natural Resource Industry | Ontario and British
1988 to 1995.
Supervised forest silviculture and harvesting operations for both unionized and non-union organizations.
Managed Sawmills in British Columbia and Ontario, along with several forest management and fibre procurement operations, directly
responsible for budget values between $35 million and $60 million, with workforces upwards of 200 employees.
.Managed and coordinated
several public events and group activities.
Peter has held several managerial positions and was responsible for multi-million dollar
budgets responsible for hundreds of employees.
... Open C.V.