Jason Copping

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About Jason

Minister Copping was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Varsity.

Copping has over 20 years of senior management experience in labour relations & human resources and corporate affairs. Working in the transportation industry, he has led teams in the development and implementation of labour relations strategies, negotiated and administered collective agreements, and represented management in labour arbitrations cases.

More recently, Copping has worked as a consultant providing advice and training to clients on labour relations and human resources issues, as well as offering dispute resolution services in the field. He has also served as a part-time member of the Alberta Labour Relations Board.

Copping has taught Labour Relations at the University of Calgary and Labour & Employment Law as well as Human Resource Management at the University of Lethbridge. Jason holds a Master of Industrial Relations from Queen’s University and an LLM with a specialization in Labour & Employment law from Osgoode Hall, York University.

Jason Copping was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Labour and Immigration on April 30, 2019. His extensive background in labour relations make him well positioned to take on this portfolio as Alberta’s government seeks to create more jobs, and deliver on fairness for newcomers entering the workforce, through initiatives like foreign credential recognition and the Fairness For Newcomers Act.

In the Community


MLA Update – Nov. 13, 2020

It has been great this past week to be back in the riding spending time in Calgary-Varsity.  I hosted a townhall, had calls with constituents,

Remembrance Day – 2020

This month, November, we take a moment to pause and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can have the freedoms

MLA Update – Oct. 30, 2020

Tomorrow is Halloween, a time for our little ones to dress up and take to the streets trick or treating.  Like so many other events

MLA Update – Oct. 16, 2020

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend and you were able to enjoy the weather and spend some time with family.  The colder weather

Happy Thanksgiving

Jason CoppingMLA, Calgary-Varsitycalgary.varsity@assembly.ab.caUnit 201, 1055 20th Avenue NW403-216-5436 With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I want to first and foremost thank the residents of Calgary-Varsity. 

MLA Update – Oct. 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update $2.1 million for innovative technology projects to help fight COVID-19Our government is funding seven Alberta-based researchers with $2.1 million.  Alberta has world-class colleges

MLA Update September 18, 2020

With the official start to fall just around the corner many of you are back into the new normal routine of school and activities. Of course with fall and colder weather means we are hitting flu season.


Jason Copping Virtual Townhall

Join me for a virtual townhall meeting. I will be taking questions from virtual participants. Please contact the office to register and receive the link


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