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The Survival Pattern & Priorities

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • May 18, 2019

The Survival Pattern & Priorities Guest Author Trevor Page on a Search & Rescue Mission.   Todays post lays out some very core concepts and skills when it comes to survival. Do you know the basics of all of these? I asked Trevor Page to write a guest post for...

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How to Survive a Flood, Overlooked & Essential Safety Tips

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • April 23, 2019

How to Survive a Flood, Overlooked & Essential Safety Tips2017 and 2019 brought large scale and many record-breaking floods across Canada, the United States, and the rest of the world. How to survive a flood, and knowing what to do before and during a flood are becoming essential knowledge. Many...

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How to Communicate with Your Family During A Disaster

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • March 7, 2019

How to Communicate with Your Family During a Disaster if SeparatedNot being able to communicate with your family during a disaster or emergency is a terrifying scenario. You should know however, the panic that comes from this scenario is often preventable. Yet so few people take the small steps it...

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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...

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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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