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Feb 10, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Federal Budget 2022 Federal MP Julie Dzerowicz's (Davenport, Liberal), in her role as a member of the Finance Committee, has invited OMA ED Marie Lalonde to present on the needs of culture organizations in the pre-budget study for Canada's Federal Budget 2022. OMA Participates in Ontario's Budget...

Jan 18, 2022

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 OMA Recommendations to Ontario's Budget 2022 The Ontario Museum Association has prepared a Submission to Ontario's 2022 Budget. The OMA makes three recommendations for targeted provincial support, so that museums can recover and strengthen their service to communities across Ontario. The OMA's recommendations are: An Ontario Museum Relief Fund, valued at $10 Million, in...

Jan 13, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | PD Opportunities Need to Know The OMA collects and regularly updates the Current Funding Opportunities page on our website-- visit our website to find funding opportunities HERE . Minister MacLeod and Finance Minister Bethlenfalvy's Monday, January 10, 2022 Technical Briefing *** View Slide Presentation HERE Provincial Support Programs Read the...

Dec 09, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Extending Pause on Lifting Capacity Limits Where Proof of Vaccination is Required Read the News Release HERE . Ontario Extending COVID-19 Paid Sick Days Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development The Ontario government is extending its Worker Income Protection Benefit program,...

Nov 11, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Pausing the Lifting of Capacity Limits in Remaining Settings Where Proof of Vaccination is Required Read the News Release HERE. Reminder: Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations Deadline: November 29, 2021 Read more HERE . Recovery, Reopening, Reimagination At #OMAConf2021, We're...

Oct 14, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Webinar with Canadian Heritage The Museums Assistance Program: An Overview and Q&A Free Webinar Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:00am ET Speakers: John Bell, Sarah Hill, and Bruce Borysiuk of Canadian Heritage Join Department of Canadian Heritage staff for an overview of what you need to know...

Sep 21, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Federal Election 2021 Results Liberal Party Wins Minority Elections Canada results confirm a national minority government with the Liberal Party and Justin Trudeau re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada. Elections Canada reports preliminary National results as follows: Liberal Party: Conservative Party: Bloc Québécois: New Democratic Party: Green Party: 158 Electoral...

Sep 09, 2021

Need to Know | Federal Election | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know On Museum Eligibility for Community Building Fund Capital Stream In March 2021, as part of the Ontario Museum Association's (OMA) response to the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries' (MHSTCI) Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a global leader White...

Aug 30, 2021

Monday, August 30 Update Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations Now Accepting Applications Deadline: October 20, 2021 The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to inform you that The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) is now accepting applications for assistance with ongoing operating costs through the Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations. This assistance will help heritage...

Aug 26, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Webinar: An Introduction to Human-Centred Design & Creative Problem Solving with Overlap Webinar Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am Join Overlap's Vice President & General Manager for Overlap Associates Canada, Rachel Hofstetter, in a webinar that will introduce the principles of Creative Problem Solving...