Member of Parliament for Edmonton Strathcona
- Heather has 25 years of experience in building strong communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Most recently, she was Executive Director of an organization representing Alberta not-for-profit organizations that work on issues relating to poverty reduction, human rights, environmental protection, and gender equality. She has a Master of Education from the University of Alberta and has taught around the world.
- Edmonton Strathcona is Heather’s home and she is raising her family in the Argyll community. As a working mother, she knows what families in her community are facing as costs go up and life gets less affordable.
- Heather is fighting for real solutions for families in Edmonton Strathcona and across Canada, including universal pharmacare, affordable housing, and good pensions. She is committed to tackling the climate emergency and creating good green jobs and clean public transit.
Pets of Edmonton Strathcona Calendar Contest
If you enjoyed my 2021 calendar and would like to see your furry (feathery etc.) friend grace the pages of the 2022 edition, it’s time to submit your photo. Once again, we will have an elite panel of experts from a local grade school judge the submissions. Twelve pets will be included in the 2022 Pets of Edmonton Strathcona Calendar.more »
NDP Statement on Vaccine Donation Announcement
Heather McPherson, NDP International Development Critic, issued the following statement:more »
Statement on Islamophobia and Violent Attacks on Muslim Women in Edmonton
I strongly condemn all incidents of Islamophobia in Edmonton and surrounding areas, including the most recent attack in St. Albert. My heart breaks for the victims, their families and the wider community.more »