Fonds glen-3829 - Ken and Joan Cope fonds

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Ken and Joan Cope fonds

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CA GLEN glen-3829

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  • [ca. 1970s-2010] (Creation)
    Cope (famly)

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12.5 cm of textual records

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Ken Cope and his wife Joan Cope, longtime residents of Calgary, Alberta, were community activists who worked with the West Bow Coordinating Council, the Handicapped and Elderly Transportation Committee, the City of Calgary's Planning Advisory Committee and other community associations to promote better life in their community and in the city in general. They opposed re-zoning of land for what they considered to be inappropriate uses, and lobbied for increased LRT accessibility, disabled parking and special needs transportation.

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The fonds consists of files relating to their involvement with development issues, primarily in west Calgary.

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Gift of Joan Cope, 2012.


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  • English

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Call number M-9520

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Record added by Glenbow Archives, April 28, 2015.

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  • English

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