News

Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries updates this section on Sectoral, Cultural, Member News & Government Updates daily. Follow along for the latest information in one place on federal and provincial announcements, news that is critical to the sector, GOG programming announcements.



Pablo Rodriguez Becomes Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, who has previously served as the Minister of Canadian Heritage from 2018 – 2019, will be replacing Steven Guilbeault as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage. Minister Rodriguez was first elected as a Member of Parliament…

Continue Reading


Working for Workers Act, 2021 

The government will introduce the Working for Workers Act, 2021 that would, if passed: Require employers with 25 or more employees to have a written policy about employees disconnecting from their job at the end of the workday to help employees spend…

Continue Reading

SAVE THE DATE: 2021 GOG Awards

Save the date for the 2021 GOG Awards, happening virtually on November 29, 2021 Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries (GOG) is excited to announce the 44th annual GOG Awards! The only annual juried awards of its kind, the GOG Awards…

Continue Reading


New Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit,

The Government of Canada is proposing to introduce legislation for the new Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit, which would provide income support to workers whose employment is interrupted by specific government-imposed public health lockdown scenarios and who are unable to work due…

Continue Reading


Updated Dates for Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations

Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations **Please disregard this reminder if you have already submitted an application** The deadline for the Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations under the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) has now been extended until NOVEMBER 29! This funding will help heritage…

Continue Reading