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.
Open Letter to Premier Jason Kenney
Regarding Alberta not using $300 million of federal funding support for essential workersmore »
NDP successfully gets Liberals to commit to extending pause on student loan repayments
In the House of Commons today, NDP MP Heather McPherson’s motion to extend a pause on student loan repayments passed unanimously.more »
Letter to Ministers Freeland and Qualtrough
Students need support during COVID-19more »