In a matter of days, dozens of shows, auctions, club meetings and other numismatic events in Canada were cancelled as cases of COVID-19 sharply increased. Following the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) community-based measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many show organizers are cancelling their events. In addition to public and mass gathering cancellations, these community-based approaches include social distancing, school closures and workplace measures and closures. "Measures taken to reduce the amount of time individuals spend in large crowds or in crowded spaces can be effective to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in a community," reads PHAC’s recent notice, available at canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/public-health-measures-mitigate-covid-19.html. Continue reading →
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The April 4-5 National Postage Stamp & Coin Show hosted by Trajan Media, publisher of Canadian Coin News and Canadian Stamp News, is cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19 pandemic.
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