Advocacy

jui 13, 2021

Tuesday, July 13 Update Government of Canada Launches $500-million Tourism Relief Fund On Monday, July 12, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, launched $500-million in funding for the new Tourism Relief Fund (ending March 31, 2023) . Eligible organizations can now submit applications to support the tourism sector in preparing to welcome back...

jui 09, 2021

Friday, July 9, 2021 Update Minister Lisa MacLeod Technical Briefing Measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries July 9th at 2:30PM Join the Honourable Lisa MacLeod for a technical briefing to discuss COVID-19 measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries, as well as a special send off to Deputy Minister, Nancy Matthews. Time: Friday...

jui 09, 2021

Friday, July 9 Update Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen Measures come into effect 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021 Minister MacLeod to host Technical Briefing today, July 9, at 2:30pm. Register HERE With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve and the province-wide vaccination rate surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen , in consultation...

jui 08, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming Funding Deadlines Need to Know OMA Advocacy on Reopening Regulations The OMA has communicated with the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries and shared members concerns, as well as recommending that the Regulations: Allow indoor museums to open in Step 2, alongside other public venues like...

jui 01, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events On July 1st, Canada Day As museum professionals we are entrusted with the role of helping our communities to connect to our histories. This year, let us redouble our efforts to explore the totality of that history and the ways that it was and is experienced by different people in different ways. Let this Canada Day be...

juin 28, 2021

Monday, June 28 Update Government of Canada Announcement: Continued Support for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sector Organizations In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada committed $1.9 billion to help support the arts, culture, heritage and sport sectors. This funding will help ensure recovery and growth, and help create good, middle-class jobs in these sectors. Today, the Hon. Steven...

juin 24, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | PD Opportunities | O MA Job Board Need to Know Minister Lisa MacLeod technical briefing Measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries June 24 at 1:00pm Join the Honourable Lisa MacLeod for a technical briefing with Assistant Deputy Ministers Kevin Finnerty and Tyler Currie as well as Ministry of Health officials to...

juin 24, 2021

Thursday, June 24 Update Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen Measures come into effect Wed. June 30, 12:01 a.m. With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve, the provincewide vaccination rate now surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, and on the recommendation of the the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is moving the...

juin 23, 2021

Wednesday, June 23 Update Minister Lisa MacLeod Technical Briefing Measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries June 24th at 1:00pm Join the Honourable Lisa MacLeod for a technical briefing with Assistant Deputy Ministers Kevin Finnerty and Tyler Currie as well as Ministry of Health officials to discuss COVID-19 measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism...

juin 18, 2021

Friday, June 18 Update Minister Guilbeault announcement at CMHR Budget 2021 funding for museums and heritage organizations Join the Department of Canadian Heritage, and Isha Khan, CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, for an announcement from the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage: Canada’s post-pandemic recovery and Budget 2021 funding for museums and heritage...