Onmuseums News

Apr 16, 2020

OMA Professional Development COVID-19 News, Updates, Resources Upcoming Webinars Other PD Opportunities Upcoming Deadlines OMA Professional Development OMA Webinar: Caring for Heritage Collections during the COVID-19 Pandemic Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 10am Cultural heritage institutions are coping with many challenges as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. While collections are not...

Apr 09, 2020

In this Issue: Need to Know : Key Findings of the OMA COVID-19 Impact Survey New Resources: Chart of Federal Government COVID-19 Measures – Implications for Sector Organizations PD Update In the Media Out-of-Province News: Changes for Canada Summer Jobs Program Canadian Museums Association Virtual Conference April 16 Need to Know A message from Marie Lalonde, Executive Director Thank you to all...

Apr 02, 2020

At the OMA | Sector News | Other PD Opportunities Deadlines | In the Media | What's O n (line) | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Lisa MacLeod Tele-Townhall Recordings Please find below links to both the first and second tele-townhall recordings that Minister MacLeod held with industry wide stakeholders on March 19, 2020 and...

Mar 31, 2020

March 31 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: an Action Plan from the Honourable Lisa MacLeod Update on the 75% Federal Wage Subsidy Canada Council for the Arts to Release $60 million in Core Grants An OMA Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 New Resources on the OMA dedicated COVID-19 webpage The health and safety of our visitors, communities, and staff are a...

Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19: Newly Added Resources on: Tips for Working Remotely Mental Health Resources HR, Accounting, and Financial Tip Sheets Fundraising During Uncertain Times Qualifying for a Wage Subsidy Included in this issue are: Ontario's 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update OMA Resources Caution! Scams During COVID-19 OMA Awards of Excellence O MA Job Board Members in the News Ontario 2020 Economic and Fiscal...

Mar 24, 2020

March 24 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: A Message from Paul Robertson, OMA President An OMA Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 --Deadline Friday March 27! Ontario's Fiscal Outlook 2020 --to be announced March 25 Charities T3010 Filing Extension Temporary Wage Subsidy Information New Resources for HR and Business Continuity Planning The health and safety of...

Mar 20, 2020

March 20 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: OMA Recommendations for Museum Support OMA Survey of the Impact of COVID-19 for Ontario Museums Record of Employment (ROE) Tip Sheet The health and safety of our visitors, communities, and staff are a priority for our institutions. The OMA encourages all to exercise caution and act in alignment with the...

Mar 19, 2020

OMA Professional Development COVID-19 News, Updates, Resources Other PD Opportunities Upcoming Deadlines OMA Professional Development OMA Awards of Excellence Nominations Now Open Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 Museums of all sizes, individuals at all stages of career, volunteers of all kinds, we want to hear from you! Now is the time to toot your own horn! Sing your own praises! Celebrate the...

Mar 16, 2020

March 16 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums Please see below for collected information and resources regarding the novel coronavirus and its impacts for Ontario museums. These resources are not to be taken as legal advice or a definitive answer for any particular museum, but rather as a guide for preparedness for the field. We encourage members to consult relevant policies & legislation. The...

Mar 13, 2020

UPDATE: COVID-19 and Ontario Museums As COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic, the OMA has collected further resources below to assist members in more comprehensive preparations. These resources are not to be taken as legal advice or a definitive answer for any particular museum, but rather as a guide for preparedness for the field. We encourage members to consult relevant policies &...