After returning home to Antigonish to raise her family near the ocean, Margaret operated a home business for many years. As a trained cabinet maker and carpenter, she also worked for several construction companies, including her husband's business, A. Cameron Construction.
In 2017, Margaret joined Coady's admissions team in the role of education program assistant, after previously working as admissions assistant for StFX admissions and recruitment. In her role at Coady, she is a contact person for inquiries about Coady programming. She is also responsible for processing applications, coordinating travel for participants, and elements of student life including medical coverage, meals, and student IDs.