House fires are what I call the ‘everyday disaster.’ According to SGI Canada: “There are about 24,000 house fires each year in Canada, resulting in an average of 377 deaths and 3,048 injuries.” That’s more than 65 fires a day.If you’ve ever been to one of our workshops then you have probably heard me talk about my friend Neil. Neil
We hear a lot about the next Megathrust Earthquake, or ‘Big One’ that BC is due to experience. There is a 1 in 4 chance that we’ll experience a major earthquake in the next 50 years, and a 1 in 10 chance that it will be a megathrust (usually a magnitude 9+). If that were a lottery, most people would
“Do those have gluten?” Is a question we get asked often here at Total Prepare. For some, avoiding gluten is a dietary choice, made on the advice of books or gurus. For people with Celiac disease, eating even a trace amount of certain wheat proteins (gluten) can mean hours of discomfort grappling with constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, or a whole
People spend A LOT of time in their vehicles. Whether you’re commuting in your car, running the kids to school, spending the day in your work truck, or traveling the country with your RV or motorcycle, you’re relying on your vehicle to keep you safe. Today we’ll be covering 10 handy tips on what you can do to maximize your
Today we’ll be looking at the history of Zombies, the likelihood of an apocalypse level outbreak, and best practices if you find yourself in a real-life horror film. We’ll also look at how preparing for a zombocalypse can strengthen your preparedness in general.Did you know that the word for a fear of the walking dead is kinemortophobia? I happen to
Disasters have a clear beginning and end, but recovery can last a long time after the dust settles. But how do we as individuals, families, and communities respond to the enormous upheaval that comes with a major emergency? How can we ensure that our homes and businesses are safe, our families are cared for, and that we’re asking for help
September has come around yet again so it’s time to talk about what PACs and faculty can do to make their school emergency ready. At Total Prepare we understand that teachers and parents are some of the busiest people on the planet, so we make preparedness as simple as can be! Below we’ll talk about our worry-free fundraisers, parent-direct buying
When you open a business, you are embarking on a large-scale investment. You supply money, time, and resources (not to mention blood, sweat, and tears) in the hopes that they will pay dividends. The trick is to maximize the return you want to see – whether that return is pure profit, bettering the community, or spreading an idea or service.