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Fall 2018 Emergency Preparedness Workshops

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 8, 2018

Fall Workshops 2018 We will be offering our flagship Emergency and Disaster Survival course, "Building Resiliency", in two locations this fall. It likely will not be offered again for a while so if this interests you, get this valuable training before it is too late. (Click Dates to Register) October 13...

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Survive a Tornado, What You Need to Know and Common Myths

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 2, 2018

​Survive a Tornado. What You Need to Know and Common Myths. ​The alarm was followed by the announcement that a "Tornado Warning" (different than a “Tornado Watch”) had been issued for most of Southern Ontario. The highest risk area was just south of me and I ​had friends and family in...

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What You Need to Know, a FREE Mini Course in Emergency & Disaster Preparedness

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • August 25, 2018

What You Need to Know, A FREE Audio Mini Course in Emergency & Disaster PreparednessOne of the primary goals of Changing World is to help our community be better prepared for the many changes happening in the world right now. This means making the steps towards emergency and disaster preparedness...

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Ice Storms – Storm Preparedness Checklist

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • April 14, 2018

​How to Prepare for an Ice Storm ​If you would like to skip right to the action list, ​​then scroll down to the ​Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist, below the ​intro. ​Montreal Ice Storm of 1998 & Ice Storm of 2013 ​Do you remember the Montreal Ice Storm of 1998 or...

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Traveling to Tsunami & Earthquake Zones – Part 2

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • February 24, 2018

​In part one I told a story about a sea kayaking trip in Haida Gawii that taught me "ignorance is NOT bliss."  This experience changed my life and set me up to be a better naturalist, a more aware and educated world traveler, and better prepared for earthquakes, tsunamis and...

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Top Apps To Help You & Your Family Stay Safe & Prepared

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • October 22, 2017

​​Introduction​In today's post, we are going to look at ​my top 10 apps for emergency preparedness. These could be incredibly helpful and even save someone's life in the event of an emergency or disaster. ​The best part about these is they are simple to get and use (you can do...

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How Past Hurricanes Can Prepare Us For Florence & The Future

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • October 13, 2017

What Irma Can Teach Us About Preparing for Hurricane Florence & the Future. As Hurricane Florence barrels down on the Carolina Coast, I thought it was timely to update and rerelease this great interview I did during Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Harvey in 2017. In the days leading up to...

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Getting Started in Personal & Family Disaster Preparedness – Part 1

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 30, 2017

​​ ​Getting Started in ​Personal & Family Disaster Preparedness ​Personal and ​Family Disaster preparedness can be an overwhelming topic. I hope to simplify it and make it actionable for you in the next couple of posts.  ​The other day, someone asked me, “How do you sleep at night when you’re...

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Part 2 – Learning from Hurricane Irma & Harvey – Preparing for Climate Change

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 13, 2017

What can we learn from Natural Disasters such as Hurricane Irma & Harvey to be better prepared for Climate Change? ​Click here if you missed part 1 with Lessons 1 - 3 Lesson #4 - Don’t assume the government and emergency services will be there to help you - In...

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6 Lessons from Hurricane Irma & Harvey in Preparing for Natural Disasters & Climate Change

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 5, 2017

What Irma & Harvey CanTeach us to Prepare for Hurricane Florence & the Future. Want the key points? - Scroll to "What We Can Do Now.." near the bottom of the post. As I update this post, Hurricane Florence is heading towards the Carolina coast where over 1 million people have been ordered...

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