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Mental Fortitude

We all talk about our zombie survival plans and how to kill zeds, but think about it for one minute. I mean REALLY think about it. What would you do if somebody on the street actually attacked and tried to eat you? Or if you saw a corpse actually stand up and start shambling towards

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Food Safety

Last week I posted four stories concerning contaminated food of some sort, one story about a two restaurants being closed in Halifax, and read one story about a new strain of swine flu that is currently spreading through the U.S. All of these stories have one thing in common… Food whether it is being prepared

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Fire

There is evidence of some of our earliest ancestors using fire in a controlled manner. If Homo Erectus knew the importance of fire 1 million years ago you would think it would be a no brainer for modern Homo Sapiens to know that fire is an essential tool for survival today. Yet some people still

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Communications

Canada is the second largest country in the world with a small and scattered population. Because of this Canadians have always been obsessed with communications which has lead to a disproportionate amount of firsts for this country in this field. Starting with the first Transatlantic transmission received by Guglielmo Marconi at Signal Hill in St.

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Buggin Out

As of today, there are forest fires burning all the way from the Yukon, through northern Alberta and into central Saskatchewan. There are also isolated fires in Quebec and Northern Ontario. As recently as June of this year flash flooding devastated Sicamous, British Columbia. If you are in any of these areas you may be

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Rob Sacchetto Joins the ranks of ZPOC

Most of  you probably recognize the image on the main page.  I myself have seen it on many occasions on the web but I never knew who created it.  This past week however I was lucky enough to find and contact Rob Sacchetto.  He is the creator of this excellent depiction of the Canadian flag. 

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Juno Beach

I know this isn’t zombie or survival related but it is a very important day in Canadian history.  It was on this day 68 years ago that 15000 young Canadian men stormed the beaches of Normandy along with the British, American and other allied nations to invade Nazi held Europe.  In the end Canadian soldiers

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I have to go away for a bit.

I had to let you all know that I have to travel for the next little while for work related reasons.  I will do my best to keep the site updated but I can not promise it will happen on a regular basis.  Stay tuned I will be back.  In the mean time pull up

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Escape Routes

According to the newest studies Canada is beginning to suffer from the ‘doughnut’ effect. This is a way of describing how the population is situated though out the country. Basically it means that much of the population lives within 100 km of a major metropolitan centre where they work but that metropolitan centre has very

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Rule #1

By now we all know about the rules from the movie Zombieland. In this movie the main character ‘Columbus’ tells us about his rules for surviving zombieland the first of which is ‘cardio’. We are told that having excellent cardio is the key to surviving a zombie apocalypse because you will be able to outrun

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