Despite the unprecedented cancellation of its annual convention this year, the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) remains active in planning for a future beyond the pandemic. The cancellation of the RCNA’s flagship event was top of mind for officials at this year’s annual general meeting (AGM), which was held virtually – another first for the group – on Oct. 15. About 35 of the RCNA’s roughly 1,200 members tuned in to the recent AGM to discuss, among other things, the pandemic’s impact on Canadian numismatics. “Obviously, we lost revenue from the cancelled convention this year,” said RCNA Executive Secretary Paul Johnson, who added the RCNA ended its fiscal year in June with a $2,600 loss. Continue reading →
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