Is this REALLY the end of the Canon EOS M system?

Is this REALLY the end of the Canon EOS M mount?
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The Canon EOS M system could be in its final year as a fully supported format according to the latest reports, which claim that "2021 will be the last year of the EOS M lineup". 

In specific, the Canon EOS M50 Mark II – which can only be described as an incredibly disappointing successor to the beloved Canon EOS M50 – was referred to as “stop-gap for a couple of future RF mount APS-C cameras”, one of which seems destined to be the rumored Canon EOS R7. And while the EOS M200 is priced quite keenly as Canon's entry-level EOS M camera, this model is now two years old and itself a relatively modest refresh of the even older EOS M100.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.