Mandate letter

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From the Minister

October 05, 2021 | COVID-19

New Health Minister Jason Copping outlines his priorities.

Thank you to all the staff at Alberta Health Services for your passion, dedication and compassion in caring for Albertans.

Key information

In focus

Budget

Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.

MyHealth Records

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Help in tough times

Services and resources to help you in stressful times.

Health link Alberta (811)

Before you head to emergency or your doctor's office, call Health Link at 811 for trusted health advice.

Biography

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 Health on September 21, 2021. He previously served as the minister of Labour and Immigration.