The Ontario Museum Association works with its members to ensure a relevant and sustainable museum sector for the benefit of Ontario residents and our global community. 

Recent Correspondence from the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

OMA President Petal Furness and Executive Director Marie Lalonde reached out to congratulate Minister Jones on her new role as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. The OMA received the following reply: 

Dear Ms. Furness:
Thank you for your letter congratulating me on my appointment as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. I am looking forward to serving in this new role and to be leading such a diverse and dynamic portfolio. I will make sure that I uphold our government’s plan to work for the people of Ontario, to make life better and to help our communities thrive.
I understand the important role that arts and culture play in this province. The culture sector makes significant contributions to our economy and supports almost 270,000 jobs.
I recognize that the success of this sector rests on the hard work and positive contributions of organizations like yours. I look forward to working with our ministry’s many partners and stakeholders in the coming weeks and months.
Thank you again for taking the time to write to me.
Best wishes,

Sylvia Jones


For more news about Advocacy, see our Advocacy editions of ONmuseums: 

ONmuseums: Advocacy Edition

August 9, 2018


ONmuseums: Advocacy and Funding Edition

July 12, 2018