Welcome to
COPE Local 397
Representing over
1,700 Members in
Saskatchewan,
Manitoba, and Alberta.
Together We Are Stronger!
Organizing for Change
and Social Justice
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Welcome to COPE Local 397 

The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE), Local 397 is a progressive and professional Union with Members who work at Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Saskatchewan NDP Provincial and Caucus Offices, Saskatchewan NDP Constituency Assistants, the RM of Alexander, the U of R Faculty Association, and our Calgary Unit. We have over 1,700 members in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta.

Latest Events
CDLC - Letter Writing Evening Events - November 20 & December 3, 2019
01 December 2019, 15:03
The Calgary and District Labour Council invites you to the CDLC Office (#321, 3132 - 26 Street NE...
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United Way - Labour Community Advocate Training Program - Level 1 - 2020
15 November 2019, 15:07
The United Way of the Alberta Capital Region has two upcoming training programs, please click on ...
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United Way - Labour Community Advocate Training Program - Level 2 - 2020
15 November 2019, 15:05
The United Way of the Alberta Capital Region has two upcoming training programs, please click on ...
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Bargaining Updates

We’ve met with the Employer several times since our last update. Yes, we have had some positive results. The priority proposals were being dealt with and we were very close to completing the priority package. We hoped to complete that portion of negotiations by the end of June. However, the Employer has to report to the Government’s Personal Policy Secretariat (PPS) to give updates and answer questions. The PPS is concerned with the progress and some of the agreed to proposals. We were then informed that the employer was instructed to cancel future dates until the PPS had answers to their questions.

Latest News

Please read the article by Steven Dyer sourced from CTV News about possible P3 funding
07 November 2019, 18:10
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/two-new-edmonton-schools-earmarked-for-possible-p3-funding-1.4672057
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Please read the article by Dave Dormer sourced from CTV News about campaign #KennyCuts
07 November 2019, 18:09
https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/alberta-federation-of-labour-launches-campaign-against-kenneyscuts-1.4...
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Catholic schools welcome new capital funding in Alberta budget:
04 November 2019, 21:33
Please read the article by Andrew Ehrkamp sourced from Grandin Media about new capital funding fo...
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