Alison Gohel

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Alison Gohel
Personal details
Born1980 (age 40–41)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
CitizenshipCanada
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
ResidenceOakville, Ontario
Alma materUniversity of Calgary
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
ProfessionInternational Tax Law Manger
Websitewww.alisongohel.com

Alison Gohel is a international tax law manger and Canadian political candidate.

Early life

Alison Kerr Gohel was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, the son of John and Margaret Aikens, who immigrated to Canada from Scotland in the 1970s. She is a first generation Canadain and was raised in Saskatchewan.[1]

When she was 8 years old, Gohel helped her parents canvass for Ralph Goodale] in the 1988 Canadian federal election|1988 election for the seat of Regina—Wascana. [1] Her mother worked for Ralph Goodale in his constituency office in Regina, Saskatchewan.

In 1993, Gohel represented Team Canada in the Championnat du Monde de Twirling Bâton in Mondial.[2]

Gohel attended the University of Calgary earning a Bachelor of History with a minor in Political Science, and a Bachelor of Laws (Civil). She received her Master of Laws (International and European) from University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. She is currently pursuing a Master of Laws (common) at Osgoode Hall Law School. [1]

Career

Gohel has worked for major international firms, including Deloitte in France, where she worked for a number of years before returning to Canada.

She has worked with multinational professional services firms in Toronto, including Brydon PC[3] and currently works at KPMG Toronto. [4]

Personal life

She met her husband Pierre-Yves in France and have two children, Alexandre and Eloïse. Gohel is fluent in both English and French. In 2013, Gohel and her family moved to Oakville, Ontario.[1]

Politics

Gohel has been a liberal for over 30 years.

In 2020, Gohel was a Policy Chair for the Oakville Federal Liberal Association before resigning to work on her provincial campaign.[5]

On August 21, 2020 Gohel officially announced that she was seeking the Provincial Liberal nomination for Oakville (provincial electoral district)|Oakville. Her nomination campaign launched on August 19th, 2020. She has been endorsed by Ralph Goodale, John McCallum, John Oliver (Ontario politician)|John Oliver, Steve Offer, Indira Naidoo-Harris, Tom Adams (Oakville Regional and Town Councillor) and Greg Glsita (Past President, Oakville Provincial Liberal Association). [6] On October 10th, 2020, Gohel was approved as a contestant for the Oakville (provincial electoral district)|Oakville nomination by the Ontario Liberal Party. The nomination will take place on November 7th, 2020.

If elected, she will become the first female Member of Provincial Parliament for Oakville (provincial electoral district)|Oakville.

In the media

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Meet Alison | Alison Gohel | Oakville, ON". Alisongohel2020.
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqSAcYUXeRo
  3. "Alison Gohel – Brydon".
  4. https://ca.linkedin.com/public-profile/in/alison-gohel-68272141?challengeId=AQG2K6EXzYNJsAAAAXUY58MAJqyc7bp1mbXwcUSjopcRA285edZOpwA1zoJzEors97cuz4GTSbFaTK0ZRnO8Up_bv_4vblJbuQ&submissionId=a9490451-4603-3d16-4dc6-957ac8b04165
  5. "Oakville General Meeting | Liberal Party of Canada". liberal.ca.
  6. "What People Are Saying". Alisongohel2020.

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