Category: Exile Air

History of Muskoka Regional Centre as a TB hospital described in newspaper article.

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80th Anniversary of Dr. Kendall’s Greavette boat!

Eighty years ago, Dr. Walter Kendall, physician-in-chief at the Muskoka Hospital, a tuberculosis sanatorium in Gravenhurst, purchased this 24 foot long wooden Greavette boat.  This past summer, I had the great privilege of cruising on Lake Joseph in this same

At the Baysville Public Library, July 2018

It was lovely to visit the beautiful Baysville Public Library in July, and give a talk about Exile Air. Thanks to librarian Lizann Brunskill for the great hospitality! Photo: Lois Cheetham

Presentation at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

          I enjoyed speaking to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Tour Guides on July 19. Afterwards, there was a special treat: a visit with the museum’s Cornell PT-26. This restored Cornell has been painted with the colours and markings

Upcoming Presentation at Baysville Public Library

I’m looking forward to speaking about Exile Air at the Baysville Public Library on July 12. Everyone welcome!

Bracebridge W.I.S.E Seniors

It was lovely speaking about Exile Air to the District Municipality of Muskoka’s W.I.S.E. Seniors Club in Bracebridge, Ontario, on June 4, 2018.  I was delighted to meet a couple of audience members who had personal memories of Little Norway,

“Exile Air” Book Review from “Our Windsor” newspaper

Good Books for Summer Reading By Glenn Perrett BLOG POST 07:24 PM Exile Air: World War II’s “Little Norway” in Toronto and Muskoka Andrea Baston, photography and photographic editing by Candis Jones, Old Stone Books 2017, 240 pages ISBN: 9780992090326

Happy National Day 2018, Norway!

Review of “Exile Air” appears in Canadian Aviation Historical Society’s National Newsletter

Many thanks to Gord McNulty for reviewing Exile Air: World War II’s “Little Norway” in Toronto and Muskoka, in the March edition of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society’s National Newsletter! To read the article, click here: then select “CAHS National March

World TB Day, March 24, 2018

Today is world TB Day, a day intended to remind the public that  tuberculosis remains an epidemic in much of the world, leading to the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year.  The day commemorates March 24, 1882, when