Roberta believes Education is the key to transformation in the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples if there is to be true reconciliation. She calls on us to make constructive change in order to better our economic circumstances. She outlines how Education of Indigenous youth would addresses Canada’s growing shortage of skilled labour, while making the case that Education is a sustainable investment which exponentially increases benefits over future generations and in a short time pays for itself.
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: New Ways of Resolving Issues
Jamieson explores the ins and outs of alternative conflict resolution. Is it possible to apply ADR in our schoolyards, families, between people and corporations? ADR has much to offer in creating solid foundations for future relationships while resolving the conflicts of today.
Globalization: What it Means to Real People
The rewards promised are greater employment and higher standards of living – but the question is, for whom? What can be done by public and private sectors to protect the interests of real people?
Governance, Accountability and Human Rights: The New Political Imperatives
Jamieson explores what the public expects of public servants, and the problems public servants have in meeting the expectations of politicians.
The Challenge, the Opportunity: Establishing Personal & Corporate Relationships with Indigenous Peoples to Achieve Lasting Change
It is not easy to speak or hear about the wrongs that have been committed against Indigenous Peoples, but Roberta Jamieson does that with mastery and authenticity. She tells a difficult and painful story while putting forward a cathartic vision that Canadians can work together to make a difference for future generations. One where each diverse individual, each diverse group, has the opportunity and freedom to make their distinct contribution to Canada and the world. She inspires each audience member to play a role in making that original promise good.
Officer of the Order of Canada
Council of Ontario Universities | David C. Smith Award
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Indigenous Peoples Counsel Award
National Aboriginal Achievement Award | Law and Justice
Order of Canada