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.
Letter to Ministers Freeland and Qualtrough
Regarding Workers Refusing Unsafe Work and Eligibility for CERBmore »
Letter to Ministers Morneau & Ng
Regarding Supports for Edmonton Strathcona Businessesmore »
Federal government fails to ensure workers' safety at Alberta meat-packing plants
In today's virtual parliament sitting, NDP MP Heather McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona) raised serious concerns regarding workers' safety at several Alberta meat-packing plants amid COVID-19.more »