Raj Dhaliwal, BSc, BA

City Councillor
Calgary Police Commission

Raj Dhaliwal was elected as Councillor for Ward 5 in the fall of 2021 and was appointed to the Commission by Council in November 2022.

Councillor Dhaliwal 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 Calgarians are facing in their neighbourhoods and city.

Born in Punjab, India, and raised in northeast Calgary, Councillor Dhaliwal 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. He was also a board member for North East Family Connections, where he helped develop and implement programs for local families, skills training to new Canadians, summer camps for youth, and delivering meals to families during the COVID-19 pandemic with the Dashmesh Gurdwara and Cultural Centre.

Councillor Dhaliwal has over 10 years of experience as a chemical engineer and project manager at Suncor and, previously, Worley Parsons.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Affairs and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Calgary.