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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 29, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Webinar: Reopening Museums Safely with PSHSA Webinar Thursday, August 12, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am Join Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA) Health and Safety Consultants Rob Oliver and Janice Gallant for a webinar about how to reopen museums safely in your roles as both workplaces and public...

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...

jui 15, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Members in the News Need to Know After months of closure and more than a year of uncertainty, museums in Ontario will be able to reopen their indoor spaces on Friday July 16 th as the province enters Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen . Planning for reopening has been challenging for all members, and the Ontario Museum Association will...

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...