Albert Cooper (Canadian politician)

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Albert Cooper
Albert Cooper (left) in 2008
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Peace River
In office
Preceded by Ged Baldwin
Succeeded by Charlie Penson
Personal details
Born Albert Glen Cooper
(1952-07-19) 19 July 1952 (age 66)
Berwyn, Alberta, Canada
Political party Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Occupation businessman

Albert Glen Cooper (born 19 June 1952) was a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1980 to 1993. He was a businessperson by career.

He was a member of the Progressive Conservative party, elected as an MP for the Peace River electoral district in 1980. He was re-elected there in 1984 and 1988. He did not seek another term in office after serving in the 32nd, 33rd and 34th Parliaments. Cooper owned and ran the now defunct Peace Air until its assets were seized by creditors, he is now the owner of a bus line offering service from Peace River to Edmonton. He was also hired to be the local spokesperson for Bruce Power until 2011 when the corporation put their plans to build a nuclear plant near Peace River Alberta on hold in face of local opposition.

Cooper was featured in the 2011 Canadian documentary film Peace Out where he discussed Bruce Power's proposed nuclear reactor.

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