Museum News

Dec 17, 2020

Thursday, December 17 Update MHSTCI Launches White Paper In a virtual townhall earlier today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries launched her Ministry's White Paper: Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a Global Leader An action plan for economic and social recovery through Ontario’s Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries The white...

Dec 10, 2020

Need to Know Museums in the News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario invests $4.4 million to promote tourism "The Ontario government is investing nearly $4.4 million through the Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund and Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support the long-term sustainability of the province's vital tourism industry. This...

Dec 03, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know Government of Canada Releases Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020 On November 30, 2020, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, released Supporting Canadians and...

Nov 26, 2020

Need to Know OMA Resources | Funding Opportunities External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Property and Energy Tax Rebates for Museums Businesses that were required to shut down or significantly restrict services due to provincial public health measures (in areas with modified Stage 2 restrictions or categorized as control or lockdown) can apply for rebates, provided in the form of...

Nov 20, 2020

Ontario Taking Further Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Toronto and Peel move to Lockdown, other regions will also see increased restrictions Based on the latest data, the following public health unit regions will move from their current level in the framework to the following levels effective Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.: Lockdown Peel Public Health; and Toronto Public Health Red...

Nov 19, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework: Requirements for Museums The OMA, in consultation with the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, can provide a document detailing specific requirements for museums under the province's new COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open ...

Nov 12, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Minister MacLeod's Message at #OMAConf2020 On Thursday, November 5, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, addressed delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020. Minister MacLeod stated: "I’ve...

Nov 05, 2020

Thursday, November 5 Update In this eNews: Ontario's 2020 Budget -highlights for museums Minister MacLeod's address to OMA Annual Conference 2020 Minister MacLeod Tele-townhall November 6 OMA White Paper --"Exhibiting Resilience" Ontario's Action Plan: 2020 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover 2020 Budget provides more resources to strengthen frontline health care, support...

Nov 05, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic recovery OMA Releases White Paper The Ontario Museum Association (OMA) is pleased to share Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic...

Oct 30, 2020

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Presents Long-term Strategy for Resilience & Renewal This afternoon, the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod presented in a live webcast of the Empire Club of Canada, addressing her Ministry's long term strategy for sectoral resilience and renewal. The Minister expressed the 'triple threat' affecting her sectors...