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Keynote speaker:
Jesse Wente
The OAA is very pleased to announce a free Keynote on April 21 at 1:00 pm to kick off registration for this year’s virtual Conference. Jesse will be speaking to the theme of “Cultivate Inclusivity”. 
To attend the keynote and register for Continuing Education hours, click the link below.
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Conference 2021 
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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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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We're Hiring! - Architectural Graduate

Have you recently completed your architectural degree and want to explore a different side of the architecture profession? The OAA is looking for a recent graduate from a professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) degree program for a one-year contract position.

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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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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. 

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