Advocacy

juin 09, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News In the Media | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know CMOG 2022 The OMA again requested reassurance and confirmation, that at this late date, 3 weeks prior to the deadline, the Ministry confirm that the 2022 CMOG application process will be similarly streamlined as in recent years -- given the continuing pressures on museums to reopen...

juin 03, 2022

June 3, 2022 Ontario Election 2022 Results Ontario Progressive Conservative Party to form a majority government The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario have won a second consecutive majority government, with PC candidates having been elected in 83 ridings. The Honourable Doug Ford will remain Ontario's Premier. The New Democratic Party of Ontario will form the Official Opposition once again...

mai 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 Happy International Museum Day! Celebrating the power of museums In this special edition, please find: - A Message from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - International Museum Day 2022 - May is Museum Month - In the Media - OMA 50th Anniversary A Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Her Honour The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell has...

mai 12, 2022

Need to Know | Webinar: Virtual School Programming Provincial News | OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Need to Know Ontario's 2022 Election Toolkit for Museums The OMA has prepared a toolkit of messages, tips for advocacy, and ways to engage all candidates in advance of the provincial election on June 2nd, 2022. Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, museums have exhibited...

mai 02, 2022

May 2, 2022 Livestream: National Culture Summit The Future of the Arts, Culture and Heritage in Canada The OMA will be joining a number of our provincial and territorial museum association (PTMA) colleagues, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), other organizations and representatives of the culture sector at the National Culture Summit being held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa May 2-4...

avr 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Welcome to May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées 2022! Celebrating the power of museums In this Special edition, please find : A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Municipal Proclamations of May is Museum Month Events and Programs in Ontario museums this May A May is Museum Month Social Media Kit International Museum Day...

avr 28, 2022

April 28, 2022 Ontario Releases 2022 Budget " Ontario’s Plan to Build " Today, the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario's Minister of Finance, released the 2022 Budget. Ontario’s Plan to Build has five pillars: Rebuilding Ontario’s Economy Working for Workers Building Highways and Key Infrastructure Keeping Costs Down A Plan to Stay Open Read the News Release HERE. Read the Full Budget HERE...

avr 14, 2022

Need to Know | OMA Initiatives | Provincial News Need to Know Analysis of Canada's Federal Budget 2022 Ukrainian Conflict, Housing Crisis and Fiscal Uncertainty Define Federal Budget Canadian Museums Association Reflecting a domestic and global reality shaped by a deadly pandemic, Budget 2021 included new, large multi-year federal investments in Canada’s heritage, arts and museums sectors...

avr 07, 2022

April 7, 2022 Canada's 2022 Federal Budget "A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable" Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, presented Budget 2022 in the House of Commons. Read the full Budget 2022 Items of Interest for Ontario Museums: To compensate Canadian arts, culture, and heritage organizations for revenue losses due to public...

mar 10, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Funding Opportunities | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Lifts Mask Mandate in Most Settings March 21 Government of Ontario On Wednesday, March 9, Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a statement which declared that with continued improvement in trends, Ontario will remove the mandatory masking...