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Petition — Protect Public Healthcare

Ottawa must protect healthcare for all Canadians
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October 26

Letter to Ministers Wilkinson and Gould

Regarding international climate change action financing
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October 9

Trudeau government fails to live up to international development promises

Recent reports revealed that the Liberal government spent a tiny fraction of the funding they promised in 2018 for international development.
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October 5

MP McPherson calls on Liberals to support Edmonton’s small businesses

Today in Parliament, NDP MP Heather McPherson (Edmonton-Strathcona) echoed the concerns of local businesses in Edmonton who have been hit hard by COVID-19.
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September 30

Applications for 2021-2022 Page Program is Now Open! 

Every year since 1978, the Page Program has offered 40 graduating high school and CEGEP students from across Canada the chance to work at the House of Commons on a part-time basis for a year. While they are with us, Pages have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of Parliament by playing a role in the rich traditions of the Canadian parliamentary system.  
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September 23

Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

Federal Support for Safe Re-Opening of Schools Must Go to Public Schools
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September 10

Federal government shouldn’t make students pay the price for WE scandal

EDMONTON – Already facing limited job prospects in Alberta’s shrinking economy and increased costs for university and college due to provincial cuts, young Albertans have been some of the hardest hit financially by the pandemic. Things were made worse when the federal government failed to come through with the nearly billion dollars in support they promised through the Canadian Student Service Grant (CSSG) program. Today, NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson called on...
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September 2

MP McPherson urges UCP to use federal dollars for education wisely

EDMONTON – After successfully fighting to get federal funding to help with back to school this year, NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is calling on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to make sure the federal money goes where it is most needed to keep Alberta kids safe.
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August 31

Letter to Premier Kenney

Regarding Alberta's Back-to-School Plan 
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August 17

Official NDP Statement on Campus Saint-Jean

NDP MP Heather McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona) issued the following statement:
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