Resources

Aug 26, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Webinar: An Introduction to Human-Centred Design & Creative Problem Solving with Overlap Webinar Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am Join Overlap's Vice President & General Manager for Overlap Associates Canada, Rachel Hofstetter, in a webinar that will introduce the principles of Creative Problem Solving...

Jul 22, 2021

OMA Resources | At the OMA External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Workplace Screening Tools Update The following COVID-19 screening tools have been updated to align with the requirements in O.Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas at Step 3 . Please read the following material for information on how these changes apply to your organization. The COVID-19 Screening Tool for Businesses and...

Jul 13, 2021

Tuesday, July 13 Update Government of Canada Launches $500-million Tourism Relief Fund On Monday, July 12, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, launched $500-million in funding for the new Tourism Relief Fund (ending March 31, 2023) . Eligible organizations can now submit applications to support the tourism sector in preparing to welcome back...

Jul 01, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events On July 1st, Canada Day As museum professionals we are entrusted with the role of helping our communities to connect to our histories. This year, let us redouble our efforts to explore the totality of that history and the ways that it was and is experienced by different people in different ways. Let this Canada Day be...

Jun 24, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | PD Opportunities | O MA Job Board Need to Know Minister Lisa MacLeod technical briefing Measures impacting Ontario's heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries June 24 at 1:00pm Join the Honourable Lisa MacLeod for a technical briefing with Assistant Deputy Ministers Kevin Finnerty and Tyler Currie as well as Ministry of Health officials to...

May 27, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board Need to Know Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen Safely Reopening Museums In Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen , published last week, museums were mentioned in each of the three steps: Step 1 will permit the resumption of more outdoor activities with smaller, well-managed crowds where risk of transmission is minimized and will permit...

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...

Mar 25, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Ontario's 2021 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protecting People's Health and Our Economy Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario's Minister of Finance, presented Ontario's 2021 Budget. The 2021 Budget represents a total of $173 billion to be spent in the coming year. Items of interest for museums include:...

Jan 28, 2021

Black History Month Resources | Upcoming OMA Events External Resources & Events | OMA Job Board This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by Armstrong Fine Art Services Black History Month Resources Online Event: 2021 Black History Month Kick-Off History... Who We Are! Ontario Black History Society Sunday, January 31 1:00 PM - 2:30PM EST Join the Ontario Black History Society to Kick-Off Black...

Oct 22, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know New Legislation for Liability Protection To Protect Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws The Ontario government is introducing the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act, 2020 , that if passed, will provide liability protection for workers, volunteers and organizations...