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May 14, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Other PD opportunities Need to Know A Message from OMA President Paul Robertson In recognition of May is Museum Month and International Museum Day 2020 OMA President Paul Robertson has offered greetings to members on behalf of the OMA Council. Watch the President's message on YouTube HERE. Read the President'...

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 09, 2020

Thursday, April 9 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: Minister MacLeod: Highlights from today's townhall Ontario Plans for Economic Recovery Increased Eligibility for 75% Federal Wage Subsidy Key Findings from the OMA Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 New Resources on the OMA dedicated COVID-19 webpage Highlights from Ministry Townhall Earlier today Minister...

Mar 12, 2020

In this Issue: Need to Know : May is Museum Month, COVID-19 Provincial News : Ontario Budget 2020 to be released March 25 Out-of-Province News: Provincial Budgets in Alberta and Québec Upcoming OMA Dates : Indigenous Collections Symposium 2020 Need to Know May is Museum Month Mai, Mois des Musées 2020 The OMA’s program May is Museum Month/ Mai, mois des musées provides an opportunity to let the...

Feb 13, 2020

In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Support for Ontario Museums in 2020 Budget The Ontario Museum Association has recommended two areas for funding to the Ministry of Finance and the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs in advance of Ontario’s 2020 budget. The two recommended areas for funding are: Create Jobs for Young...

Jan 09, 2020

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Free Museum Admission for Children The OMA Council recently discussed the anticipated announcement from the Provincial government about free admission for children to Museums. The Museum community is clearly supportive of such an initiative, that would allow access to...

Dec 12, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Missed an ONmuseums? We updated the security settings for our email service and have heard that some ONmuseums may have gone into spam folders. Please check your spam folder for our last two editions (Nov. 28 and Dec. 5). If you’re ever looking for previous...

Nov 14, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Healthy Parks Healthy People Consultation Survey Deadline: November 25, 2019 Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is welcoming survey responses from across the province as part of the consultation to improve Ontario Parks’...

Oct 10, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Federal Election News Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Bill 108- Museums and Conservation Authorities Following the passing of Bill 108- the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 , the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of Environment, Conservation, and Parks wrote a letter to Ontario's 36 Conservation...

Sep 12, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Changes to Conservation Authority Operations May Affect Museums Following the passing of Bill 108- the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019, the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks wrote a letter to Ontario’s 36...