Thank you for a great World Diabetes Day!

Good morning everyone. This week I want to extend a huge thank you to all the visitors who didn’t let the cold weather stop them from celebrating World Diabetes Day with us. It was great to see Banting House National Historic Site of Canada filled with people. I enjoyed answering your questions about the museum, […]

Behind the scenes: exhibit design

Good morning everyone. I hope you all enjoyed the (Canadian) Thanksgiving holiday! Now that the holiday is over and I’m back to work at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, one project looms above all others: the new exhibit. We’re very excited to be creating a new exhibit to be unveiled for World Diabetes […]

Behind the scenes: a month in

Hello again everyone. Today is an important milestone – I’ve been at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada for a month! It doesn’t feel like I’ve been at Banting House that long, but I have learned a lot. Working with physical archives, giving tours, and drafting critical paths are all things I have never […]

Our Man on the Moon: The Naming of Banting Crater

   “I’m delighted my family’s name is now on the moon. It gives you a bit of a weird feeling” William Banting Frederick Banting’s son (1974) Forty years ago a lunar crater was named in honor of Sir Frederick Banting’s contributions to medicine. Before that year, most of moon craters were named after astronomers, scientists related […]