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Jan 12, 2021

Tuesday, January 12 Update Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility The government of Ontario has declared a second provincial emergency. The province also announced a provincial stay-at-home order and new restrictions, effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m., requiring everyone to remain at home with...

déc 22, 2020

December 22 Update In this eNews you will find: 1. Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown 2. Minister Macleod Townhall 3. Additional Provincewide Shutdown Information Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown Museum closures under shutdown After assessing trends in key public health indicators, Ontario is moving into a Provincewide Shutdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 on December 26, at 12:01 a...

déc 17, 2020

Thursday, December 17 Update MHSTCI Launches White Paper In a virtual townhall earlier today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries launched her Ministry's White Paper: Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a Global Leader An action plan for economic and social recovery through Ontario’s Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries The white...

nov 20, 2020

Ontario Taking Further Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Toronto and Peel move to Lockdown, other regions will also see increased restrictions Based on the latest data, the following public health unit regions will move from their current level in the framework to the following levels effective Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.: Lockdown Peel Public Health; and Toronto Public Health Red...

nov 05, 2020

Thursday, November 5 Update In this eNews: Ontario's 2020 Budget -highlights for museums Minister MacLeod's address to OMA Annual Conference 2020 Minister MacLeod Tele-townhall November 6 OMA White Paper --"Exhibiting Resilience" Ontario's Action Plan: 2020 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover 2020 Budget provides more resources to strengthen frontline health care, support...

oct 30, 2020

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Presents Long-term Strategy for Resilience & Renewal This afternoon, the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod presented in a live webcast of the Empire Club of Canada, addressing her Ministry's long term strategy for sectoral resilience and renewal. The Minister expressed the 'triple threat' affecting her sectors...

oct 29, 2020

Ontario Museum Association Announces Awards of Excellence 2020 Recipients On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, the Ontario Museum Association (OMA) presented the OMA Awards of Excellence 2020 at the OMA’s first virtual Conference. This year, the OMA will showcase the accomplishments of the Award Recipients in a social media campaign starting on October 30, 2020. The OMA helps support Ontario’s...

oct 27, 2020

Minister MacLeod at OMA Annual Conference 2020 Thursday, November 5 10:10am The Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, will address delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020 at 10:10am on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Hear from Minister MacLeod about MHSTCI's plans for supporting resilience and renewal...

oct 19, 2020

Monday, October 19 Update In this eNews: Museums for Me wants to hear from your fans! Le projet Des musées pour moi veut vous entendre ! Museums for Me Public Engagement Campaign Dear OMA Members, la version française suivante The Ontario Museum Association is part of a consortium of museum associations from across Canada partnered in Museums for Me – a project engaging Canadians on the meaning...

oct 08, 2020

Thursday, October 8th Update In this eNews: Minister MacLeod Announces $9million for Festivals and Events David Adames: #OMAConf2020 Keynote Highlight Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration - Deadline tomorrow! $9 Million for "Reconnect Festival & Event Program" Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events Government investment will help promote creative and safe programs during COVID-19...