Welcome to the CSMMI Website

The Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia is an organization open to all interested in pursuing the hobby of studying, collecting and trading military medals,badges and insignia.  In these pages, you will find information on up-coming events,shows and links to research sites, including past CSMMI Journals.



In-Person Shows - paused due to Omicron

The CSMMI has been working to return to in-person monthly shows.  However, due to the rapid increases in cases due to the omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the Province has introduced new restrictions that have resulted in the closure of indoor events.  The CSMMI will monitor the Province's re-opening directives and return to in-person meetings as soon as allowed.

CSMMI Monthly Show

Sunday, January 16, 2022 - CANCELLED

The January 16, 2022 meeting is cancelled.    The February 20, 2022 is tentatively planned, but may be suspended pending the decision of the Province and the City of Burlington to allow indoor events.

CSMMI Annual Two-Day Show

Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 22, 2022

The CSMMI is planning its 2022 Annual Two-Day Show for June 17 & 18, 2022 to be held at the Burlington Holiday Inn & Conference Centre, Burlington, Ontario.  The show flyer, program, registration form, AGM proxy form and display judging form are now available on this website.  See csmmi.com/convention-2022 for all details.

What's New?

January 14, 2022 - The Annual Two-Day Militaria Show & Sale information and registration form are now posted to the website.  See csmmi.com/convention-2022.
January 10, 2022 - The events page has been updated.  New online speaker events have been added.  see https://csmmi.com/events/
January 4, 2022 - Province of Ontario introduces new restrictions on indoor events.  The CSMMI January show is now cancelled.  Sorry for the inconvenience.
October 25, 2021 - The CSMMI monthly shows schedule has been posted for 2022. See https://csmmi.com/shows-2/.


Update: January 3, 2022

Province of Ontario - Announces New Restrictions in Response to Increasing Cases and the Omicron Variant

The Province has announced a return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days until January 26, 2022, subject to trends in public health and health system indicators.
This means that the City of Burlington facilities for indoor sports, recreation and fitness activities will be closed.
Effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. all bookings during the modified Step Two period will be cancelled. Confirmed bookings beyond this period will be held until a time at which we receive direction around safe reopening dates and resumption of activities.

The CSMMI is monitoring the new developments and will be in contact with the City of Burlington.  At this time we have cancelled our January 16, 2022 meeting and show.  The February meeting may also be suspended pending the decisions and announcements from the Province on January 26, 2022.  Health and safety of our members, vendors and the general public is our paramount interest.

Updates will be provided on this web page, the CSMMI Facebook site and by direct email to our members who have provided an email address and consent to the CSMMI.  Please keep well and stay safe.

Update: September 18, 2021

Province of Ontario - Proof of Vaccination

The Province has announced that as of September 22, 2021, proof of vaccination will be required to access certain businesses and settings (events).  On October 22, 2021, an enhanced vaccine certificate (passport) will be required as proof of vaccination.  See links below and at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/ for more details and how to get your proof of vaccination.

The CSMMI is working through the new requirements to host monthly in-person shows.  Details will be provided on this website as we get closer to our scheduled meeting dates.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

For more information see:

Government of Canada: Canada.ca/coronavirus.       en français     Canada.ca/maladie-coronavirus

Province of Ontario:  Ontario/coronavirus

Region of Halton: Halton.ca/For-Residents/New-Coronavirus

City of Burlington: burlington.ca/en/your-city/corona-virus.asp

We thank everyone for their assistance as we all work through this challenge.

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CSMMI was Founded in 1965

The Canadian Society of Military Medals and Insignia (CSMMI) is a group of people who share an interest in researching, collecting, and preserving the military medals, orders, decorations, insignia, documents, and related military items for future generations.



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