Onmuseums News

Jan 14, 2021

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Additional Information on Public Health Measures The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a second provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of...

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...

Jan 07, 2021

Funding Opportunities Professional Development Opportunities | Ask Me Anything Webinar Job Postings This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Funding Opportunities Deadlines for 2021 Ongoing: Property and Energy Tax Rebates (The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries has confirmed with the Ministry of Finance that museums located in regions that are...

déc 24, 2020

Need to Know | Member News OMA Resources | O MA Job Board Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays from the Ontario Museum Association! We thank all our members and partners for their support and engagement over the past year, and we wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season! The OMA office remains closed until January 1. We look forward to connecting with you again in the...

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...

déc 10, 2020

Need to Know Museums in the News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario invests $4.4 million to promote tourism "The Ontario government is investing nearly $4.4 million through the Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund and Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support the long-term sustainability of the province's vital tourism industry. This...

déc 03, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know Government of Canada Releases Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020 On November 30, 2020, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, released Supporting Canadians and...

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 19, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework: Requirements for Museums The OMA, in consultation with the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, can provide a document detailing specific requirements for museums under the province's new COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open ...

nov 12, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Minister MacLeod's Message at #OMAConf2020 On Thursday, November 5, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, addressed delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020. Minister MacLeod stated: "I’ve...