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Feb 03, 2022

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News | PD Opportunities In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know Update on Canadian Heritage Funding Programs Shared by Canadian Heritage colleagues February 1, 2022: " Reopening Fund: Over 300 files have now been approved, and are in the payment process. The remaining small number of files (under 20) should have a decision in the...

Jan 28, 2022

Friday, January 28, 2022 Ontario Government Support Funding – Museum eligibility In response to member questions, the OMA followed up regarding museum eligibility for COVID-19 relief programs, and received the following information from MHSTCI and their colleagues at the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) and Ministry of Finance who have indicated the following...

Jan 28, 2022

Friday, January 28, 2022 Minister MacLeod's Technical Briefing on January 28, 2022 Measures for Museums Minister MacLeod hosted a virtual multi-sectoral technical briefing on Friday, January 28, 2022, to discuss the announced public health measures that will be coming into effect on January 31, 2022. Read O. Reg. 364/20 HERE . Opt-in re: proof of vaccination, exceptions to capacity limits, etc...

Jan 27, 2022

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board This issue of ONmuseums brought to you by: Simbioz Need to Know Museums Assistance Program - Digital Access to Heritage: Additional Deadline Canadian Heritage New! September 1, 2022 for projects taking place between September 1, 2022, and March 31, 2024. Read more HERE . Minister MacLeod's Multi-Sectoral Technical Briefing on...

Jan 27, 2022

Minister MacLeod to host a virtual multi-sectoral technical briefing Tomorrow , Friday, January 28, 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 Deputy...

Jan 20, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities This issue of ONmuseums is brought to you by: Lucidea Need to Know 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...

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 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...