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.
Ottawa Military Heritage Show
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2G 0C4. see: csmmi.com/events
Oshawa Military Show
Saturday, October 30, 2021
General Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa, Ontario
The Oshawa Military Show is returning on October 30, 2021 to General Sikorski Hall in Oshawa. Details will be posted soon on the Toronto Military Show website. see website: www.torontomilitaryshow.com
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 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.
September 18, 2021 - The CSMMI Facebook page continues with an active following and regular posts. As of this date, there are over 1400 members and growing. Visit the site at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CSMMI
ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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.
Update: April 21, 2021
CSMMI Cancels all Monthly Shows for 2021
CSMMI Cancels the 2021 Annual Two-Day Show
The CSMMI Executive committee has announced today that it has cancelled all monthly shows and meetings in 2021. The Stay at Home Orders by the Province of Ontario have suspended all in-person gatherings. The City of Burlington has extended its closure of the Burlington Seniors Centre to public events to comply with Provincial orders.
The annual 2-day show usually held in June has also been cancelled for 2021. We have shifted our planning efforts to the 2022 Annual Show set for June 17 & 18, 2022. Details for the 2022 conference will be posted early in 2022. Thank you for your understanding. Keep well. Keep safe.
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.