Dr. Emile Gabriel for Mayor
Dr. Emile Gabriel has lived in Calgary for more than 32 years. Born in Giza, Egypt, he left for Canada to escape hate, persecution and to seek a better life.
Dr. Gabriel holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering and a PhD degree Specialized in Management from the University of Calgary, in addition to more than twenty years of diverse and practical experience. During that time, he has been active in the fight against excessive taxation and poor management by elected officials.
* Applying modern management methods and tools to overhaul a broken and questionable decision-making process at city council combined with slow and outdated regulations and by-laws.
Direct democracy and true representation. Putting people's interest ahead of politics, honesty and transparency
* Proposing tax freeze and tax reform, (cutting waste, duplication, unwise spending and postponing non-urgent and ill-conceived projects in order to be able to save money and freeze tax for a period of time without cutting services)
* Along with reforming taxes, city's regulations, policies and by-laws will be modernized in order to attract new business and capital (launching economic growth)
(More details to follow on opportunities for youth, seniors, the unemployed and how to design and build a vibrant city.)
I believe that I present to you a far better solution. I invite you to review my platform and compare to the rest of the candidates.
See my Platform
Why Examining the Candidate's Motivation and Sincerity is Critical
The first question we all ought to ask should be about the candidate's motivation for running.
Is this person running to build a comfortable cozy political career (self-interest), or is he/she running to serve?
If the answer was "to serve", then, the following question would be: show us the proof and your history of service to others?
There is a higher expectation of an elected representative vs. a hired city employee.
YOU hold the power to make positive change happen!
On October 16, 2017 - Civic Election Day - make a wise choice.
It is a critical choice between disappointing career politicians (serving the interest of themselves or the few), and an expert manager committed to term limits, smart direct democracy and true representation.
It is a simple choice between "run" and "ruin"
The candidate with the right qualifications can successfully run the city. The poorly qualified person can easily ruin it.
Now it's your turn!
The Need for Positive Change
Our city has reached a Critical crossroad. High unemployment, Poor economic growth, financial management Failure, Scattered and Destructive urban planning and Unwise spending; all of which have left our city in peril and pushed it Past the Appropriate Level of Sustainability.
The current mayor's plans for increased taxes in 2018, in addition to asking the province for extra taxation power, would completely devastate our local economy and crush many lives. (Cash-for-Access)
It’s Time for the Electors to Compare and Choose the Most Prepared Person to successfully Manage the City of Calgary Corporation
Right Motivation... Right Experience... Right Vision
One Mistake You Should Avoid...