Roberta Jamieson, Ontario Ombudsman, 1989-99

Picture of former Ontario Ombudsman Roberta Jamieson

Roberta Jamieson (1953- )

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.