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Conference 2021 - Save the Date!
The OAA’s online Conference Week is May 17 to 21, bringing together all-inclusive ConEd sessions as well as free, online public events. It all begins with an April keynote event that kicks off registration. More information to come!
COVID-19 Updates
The OAA is providing members with information to respond to the challenges related to practising architecture in Ontario in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The OAA and MPPs Celebrate Ontario Architecture with Queen's Park Picks Online
In light of COVID-19 and in the interest of public safety, we've brought the 2020 Queen's Park Picks online for a fully virtual experience.

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OAA Webinar Series

As a service to members, the OAA has launched a series of specially priced webinars to ensure learning opportunities for complying with the mandatory ConEd Program, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Next session: Building Strategic Resilience in Succession on March 11.

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New Practice Tip - PT.02.1

Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) are not new, but the OAA is seeing an increase in their use. The new Practice Tip 02.1, Legislative Overview–Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) offers some background and suggested procedures for projects impacted. (To see a list of all Practice Tips, click here.)

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Canadian Handbook of Practice

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has just released the new Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects. Last published in 2009, this third edition is a comprehensive reworking of an essential professional resource which resulted from extensive collaboration by the architectural profession from every region of the country.

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The Ontario Association of Architects will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a virtual event. The 2021 AGM will be held online from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16.  More information to...

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Save the date! The OAA’s online Conference Week is May 17 to 21, bringing together all-inclusive ConEd sessions as well as free, online public events, including the SHIFT2021 Celebration, a panel on...