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.
Justin Trudeau’s failure to win UN Security Council seat is a wake-up call, says NDP MP McPherson
EDMONTON – Yesterday, while questioning Ministers in parliament, NDP Critic for International Development, Heather McPherson (Edmonton–Strathcona), expressed her disappointment over Canada, once again, losing an opportunity to hold a seat on the UN Security Council.more »
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