Advocacy

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...

Aug 08, 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 Data: Essential for an Informed Heritage and Museum Funding Programs Review The OMA, in consultation with the cultural sector, produced a sector roadmap Ontario’s Museums 2025: Strategic Vision & Action Plan , which identifies research, outcome-...

Jul 11, 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 OMA at the AMO Conference August 18 & 19, 2019 The OMA will be representing Ontario museums at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference Trade Show in Ottawa, August 18 and 19. The AMO Conference Tradeshow provides the...

Jun 13, 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 CMOG Program Launched, Program to be Reviewed Following an unexpected delay, the Community Museum Operating and Pay Equity Grant Program (CMOG) has launched with applications available on Grants Ontario for eligible museums. The application deadline...

May 09, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming Professional Development | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know May is Museum Month / May, Mois des Musées at Queen's Park On May 2nd, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Michael Tibollo , NDP Culture Critic MPP Jill Andrew , and MPP Mitzie Hunter spoke in the Ontario...