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

New Children’s Preparedness Book Molly Gets Prepared Now Available

Molly Gets PreparedBy: Robert Studer

Survival Central would like to announce a new children’s book on preparedness available just in time for National Preparedness Week May 1-7 2016.

Written by Robert Studer and illustrated by Lisa Studer, “Molly Gets Prepared” was designed with families in mind.  This book helps parents introduce the concept of being prepared for emergencies in a very child-friendly way. Children will relate to Molly as they learn that being prepared means they don’t have to be scared.

Molly Gets Prepared,” encourages families to build their own 72 hour emergency kit. Book includes 72 hour check list and a list of additional resources for families. Families can also visit www.MollyGetsPrepared.com for some fun printable activities for your child to enjoy while learning about preparedness. Continue reading