Canadians worried about coronavirus are stocking up on food and supplies, but experts say while it's good to be prepared, it's important not to panic. Today's episode of CBC's The Current discusses the practicalities and the psychology of prepping. Check out the podcast here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-march-3-2020-1.5483657
CBC Radio Vancouver Feature "Still Standing" - 'We feel like we really make a difference': Safety is Delta-based company's business
On November 18, 2019, a producer from CBC Radio Vancouver, Rachel Sanders, paid a visit to F.A.S.T.'s manufacturing facility in Delta, BC. Rachel was crafting a story for the "Still Standing" feature showcasing Lower Mainland businesses who have stayed open three or more decades. Check out the story here! https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/we-feel-like-we-really-make-a-difference-safety-is-delta-based-company-s-business-1.5370269
Do you know what to do if told by your municipality or regional district to "shelter-in-place"? The City of Burnaby has produced an excellent video outlining what you need to do. Here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=NlHCrf-rwik Remember: Know the Risks Make A Plan Get a 72 hour grab & go kit! Use the discount code SHAKEOUT for 15% off of your order of $100 or more for personal preparedness kits. Click here to get started!
Throughout September, KamloopsMatters will be profiling a BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) employee at the Kamloops Fire Centre. KFC coordinates the wildfire response across south-central B.C., from Blue River in the north to the U.S. border in the south, and from Bridge River in the west to Monashee Mountains in the east. The fire centre employs around 50 permanent staff and a large number of seasonal support staff. The goal of this 10-part feature is to give readers a better understanding and a bird's-eye view of what happens at the centre, and to put a face to the people who are behind the scenes...
Are you ready for back to school? When preparing your child to go back to school, remember to prepare for emergencies too! Schools may have a container full of emergency supplies, but providing your child with their own personal emergency preparedness kit adds to you peace of mind. F.A.S.T. makes it easy by offering a Student Comfort Kit with the basics: emergency water & food, a lightstick, foil blanket and an information sheet all packed in a waterproof bag. Use the discount code BackToSchool for 15% off each Comfort Kit, code EKIT1243. Click here to get started!