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 Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland
Regarding the need for a Community Services COVID-19 Relief Fundmore »
NDP MP moves to require federal assessment of every coal mine
Legislation, tabled by Alberta NDP MP Heather McPherson, would ensure all coal projects undergo federal impact assessment prior to approvalmore »
The NDP commits to cancelling up to $20 000 per person in federal student loan debt
The plan also includes a moratorium on student loan payments until the pandemic ends, permanently cancelling interest on student debt, and working towards tuition free post-secondary educationmore »