Banting National Historic Site is pleased to participate in the Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s (ICC) Cultural Access Pass Program. The ICC is a national, non-profit organization that engages Canadians in active citizenship through innovative programs, campaigns and partnerships designed to ensure new citizens are welcomed and included as equals, create meaningful connections among all Canadians, foster a culture of engaged citizens and celebrate what it means to be Canadian.
The ICC’s Cultural Access Pass (CAP) offers new citizens the opportunity to enjoy the Canadian cultural experience through complimentary access to more than 1,000 participating attractions, galleries, museums, discovery centres and natural parks across Canada. The program encourages new citizens to curate their own Canadian experience in their first year of citizenship, opening doors to Canadian culture.
Banting House National Historic Site of Canada celebrates not only a great Canadian discovery, but the life and career of Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941). Guests are invited to celebrate the most important medical discovery of the twentieth century and experience the life of the man they thought they knew. Permanent exhibitions include: London – the birthplace of insulin, Banting as the co-discoverer of insulin, artist and war hero, the Royal Visit and the Flame of Hope;
In joining the CAP program, the Banting House National Historic Site of Canada is inviting new citizens to explore all that it has to offer. For more information on how to get a Cultural Access pass, please visit The Institute for Canadian Citizenship website : http://www.icc-icc.ca/en/cap/