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Manitoba pilot rescued off lake.  No food with him.


Venezuela has had a coup.  New president with Trump’s Backing.


Christine Lagaurde of the IMF warns of global slowdown.


IMF warns of ‘harder’ crisis as bullish CEOs come to Davos

Eric –  It’s not just a hobby. In a crisis, amateur operators provide a lifeline


Amateur radio was around for nearly a century before the internet, and to this day is the only form of communication that does not depend on a network..


American Blackout

Britain Blackout




Remove all memorable or easily recognized insignia from your car.  Reduce your social media profile. Take a hard look at your wardrobe and what it tells people.  


Do what you feel is most beneficial to your personal  long-term preparedness goals…


Where can people find the show?


Alan- You can find the podcast on Itunes, Podbean, Spotify or your favourite podcast app.  Please help us out take a few minutes and submit a review! It helps other people find us. You can also find us at  Our Youtube live shows are now available, please subscribe to the YouTube channel “The Island Retreat “, and click the notifications tab.  That gives you alerts when we are going live.


Ian – If you want to contact Ian directly, you can reach me at . I love to answer questions specific to western Canada.  I am also looking forward to helping aspiring preppers take their first steps.


You can also occasionally find me giving my .02 worth on Canadian Patriot Podcast, also available on Itunes and Youtube.  There you will find me ranting on the merits of a freer society, bemoaning government waste, and even diving into the occasional tactically-driven conversation.


Eric – Please  check out Rapid Survival and get me there on live chat while buying some prepper gear, or you can also email me at (while still buying prepper gear at Rapid Survival)

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