Ward 5 - Raj Dhaliwal

About Councillor Raj Dhaliwal

Ward 5 Raj Dhaliwal

Raj Dhaliwal was elected Councillor for Ward 5 in the Calgary General Election on Oct. 18, 2021.

Raj is a dedicated husband and father to two children. He is a passionate community leader who believes in working together to find solutions to the challenges we are facing in our neighbourhoods and in Calgary.

Born in Punjab, India and raised in northeast Calgary, Raj understands the value of hard work and the great challenges families are facing. He spent years giving back to his community as a volunteer with the Calgary Public Library and as a board member for North East Family Connections, where he helped develop and implement programs for local families, skills training to new Canadians, organize summer camps for youth, and delivering meals to families during the COVID-19 pandemic with the Dashmesh Gurdwara and Cultural Centre. 

He studied at the University of Calgary and received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Affairs and then a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.

He has 10+ years of experience as a chemical Engineer and Project Manager at Suncor and, previously, Worley Parsons.