Onmuseums News

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...

Sep 02, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know 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...

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...

Aug 19, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) Legislation comes into force October 19, 2021 Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 , (ONCA) will come into force on October 19, 2021. The ONCA provide a modern legislative framework for Ontario’s not-for-profit corporations. The legislation will significantly...

Aug 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...

Aug 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,...

Jul 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...

Jul 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...

Jul 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...

Jul 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...