Albert Cooper (Canadian politician)
Albert Cooper (left) in 2008
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Peace River
|Preceded by||Ged Baldwin|
|Succeeded by||Charlie Penson|
|Born||Albert Glen Cooper
19 July 1952
|Political party||Progressive Conservative Party of Canada|
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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