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May 21, 2021

Friday, May 21 Update In this eNews: Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen Community Building Fund-- Operating Stream Deadline June 1 Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen A three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province Yesterday, the Ontario government released the Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously...

May 20, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Certificate in Museum Studies Course Update Museums & the Community New online format and date Online: September 27 – December 3, 2021 Registration opens July 20, 2021 Course Director: Amy Barron, Fleming College For the full updated schedule, CLICK HERE . The safety of participants and instructors is our highest...

May 18, 2021

International Museum Day 2021 The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine A message from the OMA on International Museum Day International Museum Day has been celebrated on May 18th by the International Council of Museums since 1977, and this year again provides an opportunity to recognise the value that our institutions provide in creating better communities and a better province for us all...

May 13, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Initiatives Provincial News | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know 20 representatives from Ontario's Regional Museum Networks gathered virtually on April 15. Regional Museum Networks Meeting Representatives from 20 of Ontario's Regional Museum Networks (RMNs) gathered virtually on April 15th with OMA staff and President Paul Robertson to share about their...

May 06, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Request for Proposals The Ontario Museum Association (OMA) is undergoing the revision of its Certificate in Museum Studies (CMS) program. This review will ensure that the program content and delivery methods are current, inclusive, comprehensive, and accessible. The OMA is seeking a qualified and experienced...

Apr 29, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News | PD Opportunities In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA How was 2020? Call for Nominations: OMA Awards of Excellence Difficult... Challenging... Dynamic... Innovative... Award Winning? Chances are, you tried something new in 2020. Why not tell us about it? The OMA Awards of Excellence Call for Nominations is open until June 18, 2021 . Find out...

Apr 22, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Canada's 2021 Budget Additional Supports for Jobs On Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience . Items of interest for museums include: Museum funding: Community Festivals and Events: $200 million...

Apr 19, 2021

Monday, April 19 Update Canada Federal Budget 2021 "A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience" Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience , the Government of Canada’s plan to finish the fight against COVID-19 and ensure a robust economic recovery that brings all Canadians...

Apr 16, 2021

Friday, April 16 Update Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Province-wide Stay-at-Home Order Enhanced public health measures and enforcement come into effect Saturday, April 17 at 12:01 a.m. The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is strengthening enforcement of the province's Stay-at-Home order while imposing new travel...

Apr 15, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Certificate in Museum Studies Course Updates Artifacts New online format and date Online: May 31 – August 8, 2021 Registration opens April 21, 2021 Course Director: Cindy Colford, Manitoba Museum Organization & Management of Museums New Date Online: October 4 – December 10, 2021 Registration opens July 26, 2021...