News and announcements
Read COVID-19-related announcements and advocacy efforts by the CMA below.
September 17, 2020: Canadian Museums Association calls for Speech from the Throne to include commitment to update national museum policy
September 3, 2020: CMA submission for September 3, 2020 roundtable organized by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage
August 24, 2020: COVID-19 emergency funding deadline extended
July 21, 2020: UPDATE: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations
June 18, 2020: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund: Implementation of Phase 2
May 8, 2020: $53 million in emergency funding for museums and heritage organizations
April 22, 2020: Culture and heritage groups seek targeted COVID-19 support
April 17, 2020: $500M in emergency support announced for culture, heritage and sports
April 8, 2020: COVID-19 Wage subsidy update
March 31, 2020: Canada’s COVID-19 Economic response plan and museums
March 19, 2020: Update COVID-19
March 17, 2020: Conference update
March 16, 2020: Canadian Museums Association seeking support for the museum sector during COVID-19 response.
March 13, 2020: Museums and COVID-19