Events

As a convenience to our members and guests, The CSMMI provides this link of events organized by others.  You are advised to visit the organizer's website and/or call the respective organization to confirm the details of the event.  The CSMMI is not responsible for any errors, omissions or changes to the information provided.

See also the "Shows" pages for listings of recurring militaria shows and conventions.


 

Thursday, January 17, 2019 got Saturday, January 19, 2019

Conference -CANADA 1919: A COUNTRY SHAPED BY WAR

CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM / MUSÉE CANADIEN DE LA GUERRE, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8

Join world-renowned historians to explore different aspects of the First World War and its many legacies: the return of Indigenous veterans, the conflict’s impact on French Canada, the contributions of nurses, the challenges of forging peace from the ashes of war, and much more. Scholars and history buffs won’t want to miss this bilingual academic conference, organized by the Canadian War Museum in conjunction with the exhibition Victory 1918 – The Last 100 Days and in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the conflict.

Speakers include international and Canadian experts like Michael Neiberg, Catriona Pennell, J. L. Granatstein, David Bercuson, Tim Cook, and Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris 1919.

See the event website pages for details on the program and registration information.

Generously supported by the Friends of the Canadian War Museum.
For more information see: www.warmuseum.ca/event/country-shaped-by-war-canada-1919/ or call local: 819-776-7000 or toll free: 1-800-555-5621.

Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS) presents.....

Laurier Military History Speaker Series

Wilfrid Laurier University, 232 King St. N. Waterloo, ON

The Laurier Military History Speaker Series is conducted as part of the LCMSDS’ mandate to make the latest scholarship in Canadian military history available in an accessible format to Canadians, and has been running for over two decades. The Series runs each Fall and Winter, featuring a total of six historians throughout the calendar year.  Events are hosted at 232 King St. N, Waterloo, ON. Admission is free and talks begin at 7:00pm.

For more information see:  http://canadianmilitaryhistory.ca/events/speaker-series/ 

Winter 2019 Lineup


January 9, 2019 at  7:00pm at the LCMSDS

“Stalin's Gulag at War”

Wilson T. Bell, Assistant professor of history and politics at Thompson Rivers University (PhD, UofT, 2011)


February 6, 2019 at 7:00pm, at the LCMSDS

“Nursing for Victory?  Canada’s Volunteer Nurses in the First World War”

Linda Quiney, Affiliate of the Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry at the University of British Columbia School of Nursing. 


March 13, 2019 at 7:00pm at the LCMSDS

“Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi German”

Ted Barris, award-winning journalist, author, and broadcaster.


April 3, 2019 at  7:00pm at the LCMSDS

“A Score to Settle with Hitler: Canada’s Jewish Military Fighters in World War II”

Ellin Bessner, veteran Canadian journalist based in Toronto


 

Guelph Military Lecture Series

Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St., Guelph ON, Canada, N1H 4H8, 519-836-1221

Lecturers Offered in partnership with Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS).
Admission by Donation
For more information see: http://guelphmuseums.ca/events/category/events/ 

2019 Winter Lineup:


January 17, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Guelph Civic Museum

“Before Shell Shock”

Amy Milne-Smith, British historian and Associate Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and a Faculty Associate at the Laurier Centre for Military and Strategic Disarmament Studies.


February 28, 2019 at 7:00pm, at the Guelph Civic Museum

“Spiritualism and the First World War”

Kyle Falcon, recently completed his PhD in history at Wilfrid Laurier University.


March 28, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Guelph Civic Museum

“Riding into Battle”

Ted Glenn, professor at Humber College


 

Saturday & Sunday, March 30-31, 2019

Military Collectors’ Club of Canada (MCC of C) 2019 Convention & AGM

Theme: "Militaria - Artifacts and their Provenance"

Hotel Blackfoot, 5490 Blackfoot Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Further information & details: call Martin Urquhart (403) 764-0348 or email mccofc@shaw.ca.
Historic displays, swords, guns, bayonets, medals, badges & militaria.

www.mccofc.ca/conventions

http://www.mccofc.ca/assets/MCCofC-2019-Convention-Brochure.pdf


Saturday, April 27, 2019      8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

“Ottawa Military Heritage Show

Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2G 0C4


Medals, badges, insignia, swords, daggers, bayonets, uniforms, field equipment, helmets, war souvenirs, trench art, toy soldiers, inert 
ordnance, accessories/accoutrements, books, prints, etc.
Experts on-site to identify your treasures. "Free Appraisals"  No firearms or explosive devices.  Refreshments available.
General Admission (8:00 a.m.) $8;  Early Admission (7:30 a.m.) $20
For more information see:  https://omhshow.wixsite.com/omhshow or call Peter Blenkarn at (613) 256-1105 or email: pbmm_8@hotmail.com

CALENDAR of EVENTS

COMING EVENTS

Please contact the person named to confirm location and times.

January 2019

12th                          Alberta Arms & Cartridge Collectors Association Show, Thornecliffe Community Centre, 5600 Centre St. N. Calgary, AB, 10:00AM to 4:00PM (Josie voicemail at 403-771-8348 or aacca.arms.show@gmail.com)
12th                  Lower Canada Arms & Militaria Fair, Place Desaulniers, 1023 Taschereau Blvd. Longueuil, Quebec, 9:30AM to 3:00PM (450-445-5801 www.lca-canada.com)
13th                  Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)
19th, 20st                  Lloydminster Gun & Outdoor Show, Servus Sports Centre (Hwy 17 & 12th Street), Lloydminster, Saturday 10:00AM to 6:00PM. Sunday 10:00AM to 3:00PM (Angeline at 306-825-7653 or 780-214-2448)
20st                                 Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Show & Sale, 2285 New Street, Burlington, ON, 8:00AM to 12:00Noon (Bryan 226-837-4067)
26th                  Toronto (East) Military Show, General Sikorski Hall, 1551 Stevenson Road N. Oshawa, ON, 8:30AM to 2:00PM (Angela 416-427-8379)
27th                           Jeffrey Hoare Auctions Inc., 116 King Street West, Hamilton, ON viewing 8:30am to 11:00am and Auction starting at 11:00am (Wendy 519-473-7491 jhoare@jeffreyhoare.on.ca  or www.jeffreyhoare.on.ca )

 

February 2019

9th, 10th             Assiniboia Gun Show, Conexus Hall, 400 Centre St., Assiniboia, SK, Saturday - 10:00AM to 5:00PM & Sunday – 10:00AM to 3:00PM (306-868-2037)
10th                  Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)
17th                  Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Show & Sale, 2285 New Street, Burlington, ON, 8:00AM to 12:00Noon (Bryan 226-837-4067)
23rd, 24th           Vegreville Gun Show, Social Centre, Vegreville, AB, Doors open 10:00am (Information call 780-632-4966)
23rd, 24th          Yorkton Gun Show, Parkland Agri Pavilion, 455 Broadway West, Yorkton, SK (Further information call 306-783-6025)

March 2019

2nd, 3rd              Provost Gun Show, Provost Culture & Recreation Centre, 5113-43rdStreet, Provost, AB, Doors open 10:00am (Information call 780-209-1627)
3rd                    Belleville Fish & Game Club, 170 Elmwood Dr., Belleville, ON, 10:00AM to 2:00PM (613-771-1276 judyclaus@hotmail.com,
9th                    Lower Canada Arms & Militaria Fair, Place Desaulniers, 1023 Taschereau Blvd. Longueuil, Quebec, 9:30AM to 3:00PM (450-445-5801 www.lca-canada.com)
9th, 10th             Moose Jaw Gun Show, M.J. Convention Centre, 250 Thatcher Drive East,  Moose Jaw, SK (306-631-6601)
16th, 17th          Chilliwack Gun Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC, 9:00AM to 3:00PM (Al 604-941-8489; http://www.hacsbc.ca)
17th                  Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Show & Sale, 2285 New Street, Burlington, ON, 8:00AM to 12:00Noon (Bryan 226-837-4067)
30th                  Toronto (West) Military Show, Etobicoke Olympium, 590 Rathburn Road, Toronto, ON, 8:30AM to 2:00PM (Angela 416-427-8379)
30th, 31st           Alberta Arms & Cartridge Collectors Association Show, BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB, Friday 9:30AM to 5:00PM, Saturday 9:30AM to 4:00PM, (voicemail at 403-771-8348 or aacca.arms.show@gmail.com)
31st                  Military Collectors’ Club of Canada (MB Chapter) Gun & Military Show, Sunova Centre, West St. Paul, 48 Holland road, Winnipeg, MB, 10:00AM to 3:00PM (John 204-669-0871)

April 2019

7th                    Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)
13th,14th           Perth Gun Show, Community Centre, 2 Beckwith Street East, Perth, ON, 9:00AM to 4:00PM each day (Charlene 905-623-1778)
13th, 14th           Dauphin Manitoba Gun & Hobby Show, Sat – 10:00 to 5:00; Sunday – 10:00 to 4:00.  304 Whitmore Ave (8thAve Hall), Dauphin, MB(Victor 204-444-4690)
21st                  Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Show & Sale, 2285 New Street, Burlington, ON, 8:00AM to 12:00Noon (Bryan 226-837-4067)
27th                  Ottawa Military Heritage Show, Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON, 9:00AM to 3:00PM (Peter 613-256-1105)

May 2019

4th                    Lower Canada Arms & Militaria Fair, Place Desaulniers, 1023 Taschereau Blvd. Longueuil, Quebec, 9:00AM to 3:00PM (450-445-5801 www.lca-canada.com)
19th                  Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Show & Sale, 2285 New Street, Burlington, ON, 8:00AM to 12:00Noon (Bryan 226-837-4067)

June 2019

1st                    Toronto (West) Military Show, Etobicoke Olympium, 590 Rathburn Road, Toronto, ON, 8:30AM to 2:00PM (Angela 416-427-8379)
17th                  Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)
21st, 22nd             Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI) Annual Convention, Show & Sale, Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre,  3063 South Service Road, Burlington, ON, Friday 12:00Noon to 5:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM to 4:00PM (Bryan 226-837-4067)
22nd                 Jeffrey Hoare Auctions Inc., Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre, 3063 South Service Road, Burlington, ON viewing 8:30am to 11:45am and Auction starting at 12:00noon (Wendy 519-473-7491 jhoare@jeffreyhoare.on.ca  or www.jeffreyhoare.on.ca)

 

July 2019

8th                    Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)

August 2019

7th to 11th         Orders & Medals Society of America, Houston, Texas, (www.omsa.org)
12th                  Chilliwack HACS Arms Show, Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St., Chilliwack, BC 9:00 am – 5:00pm, (further information contact Art Hoivlk 604-858-8039)
(the remaining year events will be added when received)
Please let us know if you know of any upcoming events and we will be sure to include them.
Please visit the following websites for up to date information on Canadian Gun Shows that may not be listed above and when information becomes available.
www.guntradeshows.ca              
www.cssa-cila.org          
www.calgarygunshow.com
www.gunshowtrader.com          
www.ontariogunshows.com
www.viaca.ca  

Saturday, June 16, 2018      10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

ON PARADE 2018

Canada's Largest Model Soldier Show

Humber College Lakeshore Campus
3199 Lake Shore Boulevard West,  Toronto Ontario

 

"On Parade" is the Ontario Model Soldier Society's annual public show and celebration of the hobby of model soldiers.  Thousands of model soldiers from many historical eras and countries will be on display - everything from small wargames figures to 1/6 scale figures and vehicles. The show will be in one large space with excellent lighting and we will be able to accomodate more vendors and displays.   Access and parking will be easier and we will have accommodations and food services on site.

click here for the On Parade 2018 Show-flyer, June 16, 2018

for more info:  www.omss.ca/pages/annual_show.html 

  

 

 

 

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