Behind the Scenes: special events

Good morning everyone! I hope you’re having a great Monday. Today’s “Behind the Scenes” article is focused on special events. This past weekend we joined over 50 cultural and historic sites for Doors Open London, during which we encouraged people to explore the museum free of charge. Thank you to the 560 visitors who made […]

Behind the scenes: becoming a tour guide

Hello again everyone, and welcome to Banting House National Historic Site of Canada. Can I interest you in a guided tour of the museum? Guided tours are one of the most important things we offer at Banting House. While I am enjoying the process of learning how to be a great tour guide, I am […]

Dear Dr. Fred…

Prior to the discovery of insulin, diabetes came as a death sentence to anyone who was diagnosed with it. Little could be done to help the innumerable people world wide suffering from the disease. Patients were put on a starvation diet – less than 1000 calories per day – which potentially lengthened their life, but […]