Advocacy

nov 11, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Pausing the Lifting of Capacity Limits in Remaining Settings Where Proof of Vaccination is Required Read the News Release HERE. Reminder: Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations Deadline: November 29, 2021 Read more HERE . Recovery, Reopening, Reimagination At #OMAConf2021, We're...

oct 14, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Webinar with Canadian Heritage The Museums Assistance Program: An Overview and Q&A Free Webinar Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:00am ET Speakers: John Bell, Sarah Hill, and Bruce Borysiuk of Canadian Heritage Join Department of Canadian Heritage staff for an overview of what you need to know...

sep 21, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Federal Election 2021 Results Liberal Party Wins Minority Elections Canada results confirm a national minority government with the Liberal Party and Justin Trudeau re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada. Elections Canada reports preliminary National results as follows: Liberal Party: Conservative Party: Bloc Québécois: New Democratic Party: Green Party: 158 Electoral...

sep 09, 2021

Need to Know | Federal Election | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know On Museum Eligibility for Community Building Fund Capital Stream In March 2021, as part of the Ontario Museum Association's (OMA) response to the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries' (MHSTCI) Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a global leader White...

aoû 30, 2021

Monday, August 30 Update Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations Now Accepting Applications Deadline: October 20, 2021 The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to inform you that The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) is now accepting applications for assistance with ongoing operating costs through the Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations. This assistance will help heritage...

aoû 26, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Webinar: An Introduction to Human-Centred Design & Creative Problem Solving with Overlap Webinar Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am Join Overlap's Vice President & General Manager for Overlap Associates Canada, Rachel Hofstetter, in a webinar that will introduce the principles of Creative Problem Solving...

aoû 19, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) Legislation comes into force October 19, 2021 Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 , (ONCA) will come into force on October 19, 2021. The ONCA provide a modern legislative framework for Ontario’s not-for-profit corporations. The legislation will significantly...

aoû 12, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA Submission for Federal Budget 2022 As part of the consultation process for Canada's Federal Budget 2022, the OMA submitted six recommendations echoing calls made by the Canadian Museums Association: That through the 2022 Federal Budget, the government continues to prioritize an investment of...

aoû 05, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know Government of Canada Extends Pandemic Business Support Measures Including Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support To support Canadians and Canadian businesses through the pandemic, the government introduced a comprehensive set of support measures,...

jui 22, 2021

OMA Resources | At the OMA External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Workplace Screening Tools Update The following COVID-19 screening tools have been updated to align with the requirements in O.Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas at Step 3 . Please read the following material for information on how these changes apply to your organization. The COVID-19 Screening Tool for Businesses and...