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Jan 20, 2022

Thursday, January 20, 2022 Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures Office of the Premier The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, today released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. In the absence of concerning trends in public health and health care...

Jan 19, 2022

Minister MacLeod to host a virtual multi-sectoral technical briefing Tomorrow , Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:00pm ET Join Minister Lisa MacLeod on a virtual multi-sectoral technical briefing to discuss public health measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries. A briefing on regulatory changes and their impacts on our sectors will be presented by Assistant...

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 07, 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022 Supports for Small Businesses Ministry of Finance As part of a comprehensive plan to support workers and businesses, the Ontario government is announcing an Ontario COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant for small businesses that are subject to closure under the modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen . It will provide eligible small businesses with a grant payment of $10...

Jan 07, 2022

Ministers MacLeod and Bethlenfalvy to host a multi-sectoral virtual technical briefing 1pm Monday, January 10, 2022 On Monday, January 10th at 1pm ET, Minister MacLeod will be hosting a multi-sectoral technical briefing with Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy. This technical briefing will walk through new supports including the Ontario COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant which will...

Jan 03, 2022

Monday January 3, 2022 Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen Office of the Premier In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications that take into...

Dec 17, 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021 Ontario Introduces New Capacity Limits Office of the Premier In response to the rapidly-spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is applying additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity and social gathering limits. Ontario is introducing a 50 per...

Dec 15, 2021

Minister Lisa MacLeod to Host Multi-Sectoral Virtual Webinar Thursday, December 16 at 9:00am Join Minister Lisa MacLeod for a Zoom webinar to discuss recent public health measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries. A briefing on regulatory changes and their impacts on our sectors will be presented by Assistant Deputy Ministers. A Zoom link will be sent to all...

Dec 10, 2021

Friday, December 10, 2021 Ontario Taking Action to Protect Against Omicron Variant Ministry of Health The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is introducing several measures that will strengthen the province’s proof of vaccination requirements and enhance public health measures. The province will be delaying the lifting of proof of vaccination...

Dec 02, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021 New MAP Application Process Deadline: December 22, 2021 The Access to Heritage, Collections Management, and Indigenous Heritage components of the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) application period is now open. MAP applications will now be submitted through an online portal, which opened December 1 and will close at 5:00pm on December 22. The deadline to apply for these...