Education & Reconciliation – The Path to Canada's Future

Monday, June 12, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

As we kick-off the University of Waterloo’s spring convocation in this special 60th-anniversary year, join us to hear from Roberta L. Jamieson, known as one of Canada’s important visionaries and leaders, as she addresses education and reconciliation, the path to Canada’s future.

Roberta Jamieson
Ms. Jamieson, a Canadian lawyer and First Nations activist, is president and CEO of Indspire, Canada’s premiere Indigenous-led charity. She was the first Aboriginal woman ever to earn a law degree in Canada, the first non-Parliamentarian to be appointed an ex officio member of a House of Commons Committee and the first woman appointed as Ontario Ombudsman.

This special lecture is hosted in partnership with the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre at St. Paul’s University College and UWaterloo’s Faculty of Arts. The evening features a traditional drumming performance by the Indigenous Student Association Drum Group. The keynote address and moderated discussion is hosted by Craig Norris, CBC Radio One 89.1 radio host, The Morning Edition & In The Key of C.