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 Return
COVID-19 has caused the suspension of in-person shows in Ontario since March 2020. We are pleased to advise that some in-person shows are now returning. Please note government required COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Check with event organizers for more details.
CSMMI Monthly Show
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street, Burlington, Ontario. See https://csmmi.com/shows-2/ for details.
CSMMI Annual 2-Day Show
Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 22, 2022
The CSMMI is planning its 2022 Annual Show set for June 17 & 18, 2022 to be held at the Burlington Holiday Inn & Conference Centre, Burlington, Ontario. Details will be posted early in 2022.
October 25, 2021 - The CSMMI monthly shows schedule has been posted for 2022. See https://csmmi.com/shows-2/.
October 14, 2021 - The events page has been updated. New online speaker events have been added. see https://csmmi.com/events/
September 18, 2021 - The CSMMI has suspended all of its monthly meetings in 2021. We are planning to host meetings in 2022 with the first to come in January 2022. The CSMMI is working through details to ensure a safe event can be hosted. Updates will be provided on this website and on the CSMMI Facebook site.
September 18, 2021 - We are now planning our 2022 Annual Show set for June 17 & 18, 2022 to be held at the Burlington Holiday Inn & Conference Centre. Please save the date. Details will be posted early in 2022.
ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Update: October 22, 2021
Province of Ontario - Announces 6-Month Gradual Lifting of COVID-19 Restrictions
On October 22, 2021, the Province of Ontario announced a 6-month phased approach to lifting restrictions related to hosting indoor events and the practise of COVID-19 related safety protocols. See the province's re-opening plan at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/plan-safely-reopen-ontario-and-manage-covid-19-long-term for details.
The CSMMI is pleased to announce the return of in-person monthly shows for 2022 and looks forward to welcoming you back to our monthly shows. The CSMMI will be practising COVID-19 protocols, as required, by Provincial and Municipal regulations in effect on the specific date of the meeting.
Please keep well and stay safe.
Update: September 18, 2021
Province of Ontario - Proof of Vaccination
The Province continues in Stage 3 of its re-opening plan. It is currently dealing with the impacts of a fourth wave due to the Delta variant and the roll out of its vaccination program. It 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 for more details and how to get your proof of vaccination.
The CSMMI is working through the new requirements to host a monthly in-person show. It is planning to host its next show in January 2022 with Provincial and city COVID-19 protocols in place to ensure the safety of its patrons. Details will be provided on this website as we get closer to that date. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
For more information see:
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.
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.