Some disaster supply stores are reporting a spike in orders of survivalist gear, especially from the U.S.
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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