Margi Blamey was previously a communications officer at the Hospital Employees' Union.
Blamey has worked at Health Canada as a communications assistant, British Columbia and Yukon region, and prior to that, as a clerk for Income Security Programs (Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security).
In the past, Blamey coordinated the United Nations' World Food Day program from the secretariat office in the International Unit of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver. She has also volunteered at the YMCA as a fitness instructor and trainer. Blamey graduated from West Vancouver Secondary School. She lives in Coquitlam, B.C.