On June 9, 2020, Senior Conservation Scientist Tom Strang gave a presentation entitled “Caring for Heritage Collections During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Focus on Reopening.” The recording is available here.
CRA released changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Click here to learn about these changes.
The province has extended the provisions for organizations and societies to conduct their required AGM either virtually or be held customary within 90 days after the State of Emergency Order is lifted. Click here to learn more.
Tourism Nova Scotia offered a weekly series of webinars that gave tourism businesses tools to adapt and be ready to open following COVID-19. Click here to view recordings.
The Ontario Museum Association hosted a webinar entitled “Caring for Heritage Collections During the COVID-19 Pandemic” on April 21st. In this webinar, Irene Karsten, Canadian Conservation Institute Preservation Development Advisor, shared information and recommendations to help those responsible for heritage collections. Click here to watch the recording.
ACHIEVE offered a free webinar led by trainer Lynda Monk titled, “Managing Your Stress During COVID-19.” Click here to watch the recording.
Cuseum offered a webinar titled, “Preparing to Reopen – Strategy, Planning & Process on the Road to Reopening Museums.” Click here to watch the recording.
Cuseum offered a webinar titled “Museum Think Tank: Cultural Organizations as Incubators for Social Impact.” Click here to watch the recording.
Cuseum offered a webinar titled, “Re-Opening Museums & Cultural Attractions: Succeeding in the Post-COVID Era with Digital Tools.” Click here to watch the recording.
Tactile Studio offered a webinar titled, “How Museums can still be Inclusive after Covid-19?” Click here to watch the recording.
Visit Canada Helps to learn more about donating and fundraising online.
#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. GivingTuesday was started in Canada by a group of organizations, including CanadaHelps.org. Click here to learn more about this initiative.
Research & Marketing
Get involved in province wide tourism marketing with Tourism Nova Scotia using the hashtags #RediscoverNovaScotia and #VisitNovaScotia or tag @VisitNovaScotia on Twitter or Instagram for a chance to be featured on their social media pages or in their gallery on NovaScotia.com.
Updating your business listing, packages, events and experiences on NovaScotia.com to reflect your open/close dates, business hours, rates by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org, and listing your packages on NovaScotia.com. You can create listings for your packages using the online Partner Portal.