MREs or Meals Ready to Eat are a marvel of modern survivalist technology. With built in heaters, a respectable 5 year shelf life, and menus that are sure to please, they find popularity with outdoorspeople as readily as with the prepper community. MREs were developed in the USA as a way to feed soldiers on the move without weighing them down.
Sometimes it can be overwhelming to take on the task of emergency preparedness. Total Prepare wants to alleviate as much of that uncertainty and stress as we can! If we can make your personal or corporate preparedness simple, straight forward, and efficient, we've done our jobs perfectly. If you're in Victoria or Vancouver BC, we have additional in-person services that you
To see, or not to see? That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the stubbed toes and fumbling fingers of outrageous fortune, or to store a light, and by opposing, end them? Whether or not you're a fan of butchered Hamlet parodies you'd probably agree that having a light to see by is critical in an
Why Warmth Matters Total Prepare's retail store is located in Victoria BC, and it's not unusual to hear "It doesn't get that cold here, I'm not worried about that part," when we approach warmth as something to include in a kit. But disasters aren't limited to the warmer months, or even the in-between times. In fact, Murphy's Law predicts that if
Corporate preparedness is one of Total Prepare's biggest strengths. We understand that organizations have many moving parts, valuable assets, and budgets to consider and we work with companies big and small to help them get prepared. In this article we'll be discussing just how that's done. We'll cover creating a plan, establishing supplies, and organizing regular drills. Together, we'll hone
You're visiting Total Prepare, so there's a pretty good chance that you are already prepared, or are thinking about preparedness seriously. But do you ever look around at your family and friends and wonder why no one else seems to be ready? Steven Eberlein did, and lucky for us he's written and performed a TEDx talk on the subject! Having spent a
Canada is renowned worldwide for many things: maple syrup, endless forests, crystal clear lakes, towering mountains, hockey, and poutine. But one thing stands above the rest in making Canada a stand-out nation and popular tourist spot, despite our weather. I am, of course, talking about our diverse and populous wildlife. For most of day to day life, an average person is
We cannot stress enough the importance of having a first aid kit with you or nearby wherever you go. Every business is required to keep one, every government office too. Heck, even trail heads will advise you to take one with you on your hike. We've all had cuts and scrapes that we were grateful to have patched with a