Jamie Donald Charles Dalkeith-Mackie v. Her Majesty the Queen

(Manitoba) (Criminal) (By Leave)


Criminal law - Sentencing, Appeals - Criminal law – Sentencing – Appeal – Whether circumstances were exceptional – Appropriate balance of denunciation, deterrence and rehabilitation – Whether sentence was demonstrably unfit – Whether Court of Appeal erred by not staying remaining portion of increased sentence?



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Mr. Dalkeith Mackie was convicted of robbery and wearing a disguise with intent. He was sentenced to time served equivalent to 7.5 months imprisonment followed by 18 months supervised probation. The majority of the Court of Appeal allowed the Crown’s appeal from sentence and substituted a sentence of 20 months imprisonment less time served followed by 24 months probation.