Fonds F38 - Lorne Kopelchuk fonds

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Lorne Kopelchuk fonds

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  • 1989-1991 (Creation)

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20 cm of textual records
1 map

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Lorne Allan Kopelchuk was born on August 4, 1938 in Canora, Saskatchewan to Steven and Susan (Procyshen) Kopelchuk. He studied at the College of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan.

Kopelchuk farmed and worked as an office manager prior to his election to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986. He served as a Progressive Conservative member for the Canora constituency from 1986 to 1991. He also served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Parks and Renewable Resources (October 3, 1989 to November 1, 1991); Minister of Northern Affairs (October 3, 1989 to January 1, 1991) and Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Wetland Conservation Corporation (1990-1991). Kopelchuk was defeated by Darrel Cunningham of the New Democratic Party in the October 21, 1991 general election. Kopelchuk currently (2010) resides in Canora.

Kopelchuk married Doris Samuels on August 9, 1961. The Kopelchuks have four children: Karen; Kathryn; Karolyn; and Kristen.

Custodial history

Lorne Kopelchuk donated these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1991: R91-296 (October 31, 1991).

Scope and content

This fonds consists of a small volume of records created, accumulated and used by Lorne Kopelchuk during his political career as Minister of Parks and Renewable Resources and Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Wetland Conservation Corporation.

The types of records included are correspondence; memoranda; news releases; newspaper clippings; brochures; publications; minister's orders and a map.

This fonds is missing the majority of records Kopelchuk created as Minister of Parks and Renewable Resources along with the records Kopelchuk created as Minister of Northern Affairs and member of the Saskatchewan Legislature Assembly for Canora.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

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These records are subject to access restrictions. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms of an agreement with the donor dated October 29, 1991 and the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

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SAFA 584 consists of a fonds description and file listings of textual records and is available in paper format.

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Other codes: Textual records: old guide GR 608 (R-1561)

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