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JYOTI GONDEK
BRING VISION TO ACTION.

Your local leader with a practical plan

Ward 3 Councillor of Calgary

Jyoti Gondek for Ward 3 Calgary City Council 2017

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE

THE NORTH IS RISING.     I AM YOUR VOICE.     ARE YOU READY?

  • JYOTI HAS A SOLID TRACK RECORD OF SERVING OUR WARD AND CITY - Since purchasing her first home in Coventry Hills in 1997, Jyoti has spent 5 years on the board of the Northern Hills Community Association and 2 years on the board of Vivo for Healthier Generations. She also volunteered on the City of Calgary’s Planning Commission for 4 years, and presently sits on the Community Representation Framework Task Force to assist in providing a stronger platform for community-based organizations to participate in city-building.
  • JYOTI HAS THE EXPERIENCE - As the Director of Westman Centre at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, Jyoti established a unique program to bring students and professionals together in building strong and prosperous cities. For 12 years prior, she provided consulting services ranging from creating great communities for Calgarians to fostering healthy corporate cultures. Jyoti has previous business experience in marketing and financial services, as well as public sector experience as a policy analyst with the Government of Manitoba.
  • JYOTI IS YOUR NEIGHBOUR - Jyoti has lived, worked and raised a family in Ward 3 for the past 20 years. Life in her multigenerational home in Panorama Hills with her husband, 12-year-old daughter and mum is busy, providing Jyoti with a clear understanding of the role that different services and amenities play in all stages of life. Jyoti strongly believes in supporting neighbourhood businesses that boost our local economy, offer employment opportunities and provide convenience to residents. 
Jyoti Gondek Family

JYOTI'S PRIORITIES

THE NORTH IS RISING.     I AM YOUR VOICE.     ARE YOU READY?

Ward 3 Calgary Map

CHAMPION WARD 3 INTERESTS

 FIGHT FOR THE NEEDS OF CALGARY’S WARD 3 COMMUNITIES

All of us who live in Ward 3 have made significant investments in north central Calgary by calling it our home. Now it’s time for our government partners to step up and invest in much-needed improvements, like access to local schools and better transit options. Jyoti will challenge all levels of government to develop practical solutions for critical infrastructure shortcomings. Learn More.

BETTER MONEY MANAGEMENT

BUILD INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH SMARTER PARTNERSHIPS AND FUNDING MODELS

The traditional funding model that allows us to invest in our communities is no longer working because it requires patching together funds from property taxes at the municipal level and begging for matched funds from provincial and federal governments. We live in a competitive environment with other cities that move at a lightning pace. While we are waiting for bureaucrats to make funding decisions, we lose our edge by losing opportunities for investment and losing the talent we need to for a thriving business sector. We must advance innovative funding mechanisms used in other cities as an alternative to the ineffective current system. Learn more.

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Calgary Economy

ADDRESS ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

ADDRESS THE CHALLENGES TO CALGARY’S ECONOMY WITH PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Rebuilding Calgary’s economy will require collective action and collaboration to secure a stable and more prosperous future. City Council’s approach to our economic reality must reflect what most of us have been doing at home: evaluating our income and expenses, making changes to our habits, and seeking alternate means to earn a living. Calgary must become equally committed to fostering a diverse economic approach that ensures resilience for our city and its people. Learn More.

FOSTER SAFE AND CARING COMMUNITIES

SUPPORT A SAFE AND CARING CITY FOR ALL CALGARIANS THROUGH GREATER INPUT ON SOCIAL POLICY

Federal and provincial governments are largely responsible for setting social policy. Such policies don’t always translate into practical solutions for those in need, nor do they come with an effective means to deliver intended results. Policy makers can no longer operate in a top-down manner. Calgary must be involved in contributing to the development of social policies in the best interest of our residents. Learn More.

Safe Calgary Communities

LOCAL LEADER. PRACTICAL PLAN.

HOW CAN I SUPPORT JYOTI?

Cities are the intersection of people and places. Building cities with great communities requires an understanding of the everyday work and life experiences of citizens. Jyoti has experienced life in Ward 3 like many of you, and she has the proven track record of community service and professional experience to implement a practical plan to bring strength and prosperity back to our communities. Help Jyoti bring vision to action, get involved now!

Jyoti Gondek for Ward 3 Calgary City Council 2017

Ward 3 Councillor Jyoti Gondek    |    Calgary