Meara is a lawyer, activist, musician, and new mother with deep roots in Saskatchewan. Throughout her career, she has fought for some of Canada’s most vulnerable. A public defender with Legal Aid, she was recently named one of Canadian Lawyer’s 25 Most Influential Lawyers of 2019 in recognition of her work fighting for Legal Aid funding and representing those who erected teepees at the Justice for Our Stolen Children camp to protest racism against Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan.

Meara is also a strong advocate for the Arts and has a Masters of music from McGill, where she won the National Music Competition. Motivated by a genuine interest to use the law to fight for fairness, she went on to earn a law degree at McGill. Before returning to Saskatchewan, she worked in Toronto on many important constitutional cases.

Meara was born-and-raised in Cathedral where she now resides with her partner Nick and their son Lew (Llewelyn).

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NDP rolls out five-point plan to protect rural health from Sask. Party cuts

Today NDP Leader Ryan Meili, joined by NDP Health Critic, Vicki Mowat, and rural health care advocate and Saskatchewan NDP candidate for Canora-Pelly, Stacey Strykowski, committed to repairing years of Sask. Party underfunding of rural healthcare, which has led to service disruptions, closed Emergency Rooms, and greater stress for rural families and seniors.