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.
Statement on the Grassy Mountain Decision
I am incredibly pleased and relieved that the joint review panel for Benga Mining Limited's Grassy Mountain Coal Project has found the project is not in the public interest.more »
Federal government agrees to McPherson’s request on coal mining
Minister announces federal impact assessment will be required for all coal projectsmore »
MP McPherson tables coal mining bill
Edmonton NDP MP Heather McPherson’s bill would ensure that all coal projects are required to undergo federal impact assessment prior to approvalmore »