Margaret Mereigh

Margaret is senior appellate Crown Counsel with the BC Prosecution Service and prosecutes criminal appeals in the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Highlights of her 27 year career as Crown Counsel, include working as trial counsel in R. v. Gladue (a just approach to sentencing aboriginal offenders) and the Air India trial (a prosecution of an act of aviation terrorism).

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April 2019

Taking Innovation to the Profession

"We could dismiss the innovation discussion as one of current novelty. In the past, I have done just that. However, there are increasing pressures to innovate our justice system – the ever...

October 2018

Power and Influence

“Power” can be defined as the ability of a person in authority to control people and resources to achieve a desired outcome. “Influence” on the other hand is not wielded only by persons in...