Hawkesworth attended the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary before being elected in 1980 to Calgary City Council as alderman for Ward 3. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the 1986 general election to represent the riding of Calgary Mountain View for the Alberta New Democratic Party and was re-elected in the 1989 election before being defeated in the 1993 election by Mark Hlady. He returned to City Council and is the current alderman for Ward 4.
Hawkesworth received the 2000 Calgary United Way Spirits of Gold Award for co-chairing the Calgary Homeless Initiative and was named one of Alberta's 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture Magazine.
Accidental moralist: a small-town businessman (Greg Gomersall) pays a price for refunding to join the funerary orgy for PET.
Nov 20, 2000; Asked to describe his feelings about the late former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Greg Gomersall chooses his words...