A community leader and long-time advocate, George Chahal is committed to creating good new jobs, growing our middle class and supporting the most vulnerable, and helping make our city more inclusive and representative of all its citizens.
Representing a culturally diverse and economically vibrant ward, George was elected to Calgary City Council on October 16, 2017. Prior to his election to the municipal council, he worked in the financial sector, as well as in construction and development.
As a Councillor, George’s work has led to the approval of major recreation projects. He also initiated and chaired Calgary's Community Based Public Safety Task Force, was appointed to the Calgary Police Commission, and brought forward support and relief for thousands of his constituents who were affected by the major hailstorm in 2020. George believes that public service is an essential part of Canada’s social and economic fabric. He is strongly committed to ensuring that all Calgarians are treated with dignity and have equal access to opportunity and resources.
George is married to Aman and has three daughters. He is actively involved in local sports, as a soccer coach for his daughters and as an amateur athlete. He earned a BA in Economics and a Masters in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary.
As our Member of Parliament, George will work tirelessly to support our community’s well-being, create more jobs, make life more affordable for families, improve health and education, and protect a clean environment.