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Sergio Morales

Sergio Morales

Sergio Morales

Bachelor of Commerce, Real Estate and Housing '16

City Councillor, City of Barrie


Sergio Morales represents Ward 9 in Barrie, Ontario as a city councillor, one of Barrie's fastest-growing areas. He began his political involvement while at the University of Guelph as an undergraduate student, writing op-ed columns for the Barrie Examiner and serving as an intern and constituency assistant for his Barrie Member of Provincial Parliament and Member of Parliament. In 2014, Sergio ran for Barrie City Council, while still an undergraduate student in U of G's Bachelor of Commerce Real Estate & Housing program and was successfully elected from a field of three candidates, being the only candidate in the Barrie election to defeat an incumbent. In 2018, Sergio was the only candidate to be acclaimed, and became the first Barrie Ward 9 councillor to serve two terms.

Career Highlights

  • Ran a successful campaign to become the City Councillor for Barrie's Ward 9 in 2014, being the only candidate to defeat an incumbent
  • Became the youngest city councillor in Barrie's history at the age of 21
  • Became the youngest acclaimed councillor in Barrie's history at the age of 25

Previous Roles

  • Leasing Specialist, Foundry Georgian
  • Real Estate Associate, Avison Young
  • Business Retention and Expansion Project Coordinator, Town of the Blue Mountains

As a student

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Real Estate and Housing, University of Guelph
  • As an undergraduate student, ran a successful election campaign for Barrie's City Council
  • Became a city councillor while completing his undergraduate degree at U of G


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