Would you be able to be self-sufficient for a minimum of 72-hours while emergency workers care for critically injured individuals? Emergencies can occur at any time, and being prepared is the best strategy to quickly provide peace of mind and to begin focusing on recovery.
Create your emergency kit
A key step to being prepared is to make sure you have an emergency kit on hand. You can buy these from a number of retailers. We've also put together a checklist to help you make a kit that will work for your family (and pet) situation.
Personal preparedness resources
The Provincial Emergency Preparedness program has compiled information to assist in preparing for an emergency.
Public Safety Canada's Get Prepared brochure has useful information for helping you become self-sufficient for 72 hours.