Cougars are large and powerful cats native to North and South America and are one of the most widely distributed large mammals in the Western Hemisphere. Canada is no exception! While they may often appear to be reclusive animals, cougars can be dangerous and aggressive if provoked or threatened in our country. Indeed, encountering a cougar can be a frightening
Emergency preparedness is an important part of our lives that everyone should take seriously. In order to be fully prepared for potential emergencies, it is essential to have a supply of non-perishable food that will not spoil easily. Dried beans and lentils are a perfect, economical, and versatile option for emergency food storage.
Not only are dried beans and lentils an
Potassium Iodide Pills are a great preparedness item if you are concerned about nuclear emergencies. They are cost effective, lightweight, and handy to have on hand if a public order is given to take them, so you do not need to go to a potentially crowded/overwhelmed distribution center. Potassium Iodide Pills are a proven way to reduce the risk of
Earthquakes are unpredictable natural disasters that can cause great destruction and loss of life. In Canada, we experience a moderate number of earthquakes each year in some parts of the country. It is important to be prepared for an earthquake so you and your family can stay safe. This article will provide tips on how to prepare for earthquakes in
Total Prepare paired with Nex-xos, a trusted US MRE manufacturer, to curate a menu that we thought Canadians would love. The meals have done well in Canada, with requests coming in from the USA for Total Prepare's best-selling product.
Floods are the most frequent natural disaster across Canada, as well as one of the most often overlooked. In our home town of Victoria, it's not uncommon to see entire fields flooded out and pass them without a second thought. These fields are an excellent reminder that floods can occur anywhere, and there's not much humans can do to prevent
If there was an earthquake today - right now - would you know what to do? While Canada does get its fair share of earthquakes, many Canadians are not prepared for them, or any other type of emergency. According to Statistics Canada, only 47% of Canadians have an emergency supply kit in their home. There were 22 "felt" earthquakes in
Earthquakes are a natural phenomenon that occur throughout the world. Canada is no exception, as the country's west coast is part of the Ring of Fire - an area prone to severe earthquakes. In this blog post, we’ll explore the history of earthquakes in Canada, look at the earthquake risk areas in the country, understand the hazards associated with earthquakes,