What Would You Save in a Fire?

A few weeks ago, Grant, the curator at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, came across an article that talked about what a museum would save in a fire. He thought it would be a great to have the volunteers here at Banting House share what they thought should be saved if anything were... Continue Reading →

Behind the Scenes: My Last Day at Banting House

Well, here we are – Saturday, August 30, my last day working at Banting House.I went from a very messy office full of other people’s work, to a mildly messy office full of my own work, to this:I can honestly say I’ve had an incredible experience here, and I’ll definitely miss working at Banting House.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Volunteering at Banting House

"In November of 1995 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Seventeen years later I am volunteering at the very place that Dr. Frederick Banting conceived the idea that saved my life. I started volunteering at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada simply because I felt the need to be out in the community.... Continue Reading →

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