ATTENTION: Due to unforseen circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, The Mercury Shop physical location still remains closed to the public. Our online store will re-open for Monday 15 June, 2020. All orders are to be placed through this online system. Those who select in-store pick-up at checkout will be contacted to schedule a pick-up date and time. Those who require shipping will be shipped out once per week. Our office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
If you require your medals to be mounted before they are shipped to you, please select the option for miniature medal mounting on the 1st page of the miniature medal collection. The fee is per medal.
The Order of Military Merit was established to provide a worthy means of recognizing conspicuous merit and exceptional service by members of the Canadian Forces both regular and reserve.
Military nominations shall be processed through the chain of command in accordance with A-AD-200-000/AG-000 - Honours, Flags and Heritage Structure of the Canadian Forces .
Eligibility and Criteria
Appointment to the level of Commander is made for outstanding meritorious service in duties of great responsibility. This has been interpreted to mean that only officers of Brigadier-General/Commodore and above are eligible to be appointed a Commander.