Ontario prepper businesses see Trump bump

It's not quite this bad, but some are stocking up on supplies for the Trump era.Some disaster supply stores are reporting a spike in orders of survivalist gear, especially from the U.S.

There may be a silver lining to that mushroom cloud of anxiety over Donald Trump.

Business is booming for some local retailers who specialize in survivalist, or so-called “prepper,” supplies.

Robert Studer, who runs the Oshawa-based online store Survival Central, estimates there’s been a 25 per cent increase in orders for items like generators and bulk freeze- dried food since November. Continue reading

Survival Stocking Stuffers And Gifts

Survival Central ChristmasBy: Robert Studer

It’s that time of year again. Cyber Monday is upon us which means Christmas is a matter of a few short weeks away. Along with this time of season comes the age old question, “What do I get the person who has everything?”

To try and help, Survival Central has come out with a list of it’s top stocking stuffers and gifts.
*All products listed below come with free shipping


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Preparing a Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

Winter DrivingWith the weather forecast for this coming winter not looking so good and a possibility of lots of snow, I thought it would be prudent and timely to share with you a quick post on preparing an emergency kit for your car.

In the age of good highways, sophisticated cars, and ever-present cell phones, we worry less than ever about the hazards of winter driving. We shouldn’t be so flippant about the risks of winter travel. While the stories of individuals lost in winter storms or trapped or sliding off the road and being trapped in their cars overnight are far less frequent than they once were, we can all be better prepared by simply packing a winter essentials kit in our cars.

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