For Edmonton Strathcona
On your side in 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 through the NDP plan to create a low carbon future with 300,000 good green jobs and clean public transit.
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Video: Affordable post-secondary education for everyone
Today, the average student with debt owes $27,000 at the end of an undergraduate degree—and a student who has to borrow to fund their education will end up paying over $10,000 more than one who is lucky enough to graduate without taking on debt.more »
Video: Meet your NDP candidate for Edmonton Strathcona
Heather has 25 years experience in building strong communities locally, nationally and internationally. For the past 10 years she was Executive Director of an organization representing about 50 Alberta not-for-profits that work on poverty reduction, human rights, environment, gender equality. Edmonton Strathcona has always been her home and she is raising her family in the community of Argyll. Find out more about Heather in this video.more »
NDP Leader visits Edmonton
Heather McPherson hosted NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in Edmonton Strathcona on Saturday, August 24. The day started with a roundtable discussion on Pharmacare, where participants spoke to the need for universal drug access. This was followed by a meet-and-greet at Heather's campaign office with volunteers, supporters, and other NDP candidates.more »