Museum News

Dec 30, 2021

At the OMA Jobs Postings & Events Happy New Year from the Ontario Museum Association! We thank all of our members and partners for their support and engagement over the last year, and we wish everyone a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season! The OMA office remains closed and will open on January 4, 2022 . We look forward to reconnecting with you in the new year! At the OMA Holiday Playlist...

Dec 23, 2021

OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board This issue of ONmuseums brought to you by: Simbioz Happy Holidays from the Ontario Museum Association! We thank all of our members and partners for their support and engagement over the last year, and we wish everyone a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season! The OMA office remains closed and will reopen on January 4, 2022 . OMA Resources...

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 16, 2021

Need to Know Conference Highlights OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities This issue of ONmuseums is brought to you by: Lucidea Season's greetings from the Ontario Museum Association! December 17, 2021 will be our last day in the office before our holiday break. As we reflect on the past year, we would like to acknowledge the incredible achievements of the sector. Thank you for for...

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 09, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Extending Pause on Lifting Capacity Limits Where Proof of Vaccination is Required Read the News Release HERE . Ontario Extending COVID-19 Paid Sick Days Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development The Ontario government is extending its Worker Income Protection Benefit program,...

Dec 02, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know New Ontario Public Health Unit Restrictions Due to the high COVID-19 case counts, several public health units across Ontario are reintroducing restrictions: Algoma Public Health Unit Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Health Unit Southwestern Public Health Sudbury and District...

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...

Nov 30, 2021

Support the OMA this #GivingTuesday The Ontario Museum Association is participating in #GivingTuesday! It’s a global movement of giving across organizations, families, and individuals alike. Today, you have the opportunity to participate in this international day of generosity and support the OMA as we continue our work to keep Ontario’s museums vibrant and vital in the face of pandemic...