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Order of Canada
Roberta L. Jamieson, C.M., LL.B., LL.D.
Ohsweken, Ontario [Canada]
Member of the Order of Canada
Awarded on April 13, 1994; Invested on March 1, 1995
The first woman Ombudsman of Ontario, she was also the first Native woman in Canada to earn a Bachelor of Laws degree. Directed by her desire for social change and recognized for her pioneering work in the field of alternative dispute resolution, she is a mediator and a role model for those seeking to make a contribution to public life, particularly women and aboriginal people.