Roberta Jamieson, Ombudsman, 1989-99

Picture of Roberta Jamieson, Ombudsman from 1989-99

Roberta Jamieson (1953- )

Roberta Jamieson, Ombudsman from 1989-99

In addition to serving as Ontario's first female Ombudsman, Ms. Jamieson was the first First Nations woman to earn a law degree in Canada and the first woman elected Chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in southern Ontario.

As Ombudsman, Ms. Jamieson advocated on behalf of Ontarians who brought forward complaints about Ontario government services.

Ms. Jamieson was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada in 1995.