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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Preppers Happy New Year's Eve Party!

Hey everyone - there's a Preppers New Year's Eve Party happening in the chatroom this evening at the newly launched APN Forum!!! And all Canadians are welcome!

We are planning to start the party at 7:00pm EST!


It's sure to be a great time - try to stop in even for just a second!

Let's ring in 2010 in proper Prepper style!

Here is a link to the Forum:

(The chat icon is located at the top right-hand side of the page....next to the Arcade Icon and the Calendar icon)

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Happy New Year to all!

The APN has a great new look!

The American Preppers Network has a great new look! The APN has a new masthead and logo as do all of the state preppers networks! Check them out here.

In addition to the great new look, they have just launched a Brand New Forum at www.AmericanPreppersNetwork.net . (Be amongst the first to join! Get in now and at the end of January we will be drawing one lucky winner for survival seeds from Hometown Seeds.) The new forum has really taken off in only a day - all of our favourite friends from the APN have already checked in and a bunch of new people have found their way there through this Newsweek article. There is lots of discussion taking place on a variety of prepping topics and all Canadians are welcome - make sure to stop in and say Hi!

And lastly, Check out PreppersNetwork.com a social networking site for preppers all around the world. You will find links there as well as on all sites to the Chat portal which will give you access to all the prepper chatrooms. Two of the most popular at this time are Felinaes Lounge , a place specifically created for female preppers, and Wolfe's Den, the original APN chatroom. Make sure to check both chatrooms out as Canadians are very welcome there too!

And keep your eyes open over the next few days - the CPN's getting ready to launch a brand new look too!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Preppers Story in Newsweek

"Survivalism Lite. They call themselves 'preppers.' They are regular people with homes and families. But like the survivalists that came before them, they're preparing for the worst."

See article here.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Season's Greetings to all CPN Contributors and Readers

There wouldn't be a CPN without the following people:

Scarecrow
Zenon
CdnGuy
Frazer
Jack Sellers
Sue
Jambaloney
Riverwalker
Humble Wife
American Prepper

A very heart-felt thanks to all of you and for all of the work that you do here at the CPN. You are a great group of people and it is an honour to be amongst such a group! Your contributions over this past year have been truly appreciated! Season's Greetings to you all and the very best to you and your families in the new year!

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And to all of the CPN Readers and Commenters - Thank you so much for continuing to support the CPN - if it weren't for you - we wouldn't be here! Season's Greetings to all of you and yours from all of us here at the CPN!

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A very special Thank You to Riverwalker and Humble Wife for taking the time out of their busy days and contributing here at the CPN - this they did while keeping up with the responsibility for their own APN state blog AND they each have personal blogs!!!! And yet, out of the goodness of their hearts, they willingly devoted their time over the past year to help the CPN! Season's Greetings to both of you and to your families and and a very sincere thank you to both of you!!!

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American Prepper - thank you for being forward-thinking enough to have created the CPN when you created the American Preppers Network! We here at the CPN have valued your friendship and contribution! Season's Greetings to you and your family AP - and to all of our friends at the APN!

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And one more shout-out to Riverwalker for sponsoring the CPN's first contest - thanks RW! Sue really loves her fireplace tools!

And a special thanks to Vic at Safecastle LLC for sponsoring the CPN's Season's Greetings contest - we look forward to doing more contests with you! Season's Greetings to everyone at Safecastle LLC.

Best wishes to everyone over the holidays and we look forward to seeing you all in the New Year!

Last Chance to enter the CPN/Safecastle LLC Season's Greetings Contest!

For more info including contest rules - go here.

Monday, December 21, 2009

A Great Deal for Canadians at CanadaPrepared.com

Hey everyone - CdnGuy, our contributor at the Alberta Preppers Network, has a great deal for all Canadians at his awesome website CanadaPrepared.com.

CdnGuy is offering all members who join CanadaPrepared.com, and specifically the forum at CanadaPrepared.com, a 25% discount off all merchandise from Ledge Outdoors, a company that produces great camping gear at solid prices, and from which CdnGuy has received great service!

How do you get in on such a great discount? Simply sign up at the forum at CanadaPrepared.com, meet some like-minded Canadian prepper-folk, listen in to CdnGuy's wicked podcasts and guest-podcasts and just generally enjoy yourself. Once you are signed up at CanadaPrepared.com, send CdnGuy an instant message from the forum and let him know that you have joined. He will then send you the discount code.

So what are you waiting for! Go and join the forum at CanadaPrepared.com and get in on this great 25% discount!!!!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The CPN West - -> East Travel Bug enroute to Alberta!

As previously noted in this post, the Canadian Preppers Network had acquired two Travel Bugs in hopes of raising awareness of the CPN and because we thought it would be a fun thing to do. One Travel Bug (TB) will start on the west coast and one will start on the east coast.

The west --> east TB (TB342JN) has already been spotted and moved from several caches in the province of BC. The last we heard - it is now on its way to Alberta!!! Be sure to check the Alberta Preppers Network often for updates

You can view more info on the west --> east TB here:

Stay tuned for more updates on the west --> east TB!!!

(Make sure to click the pic below to see the cool TB!)



(Note: as of this post, the east --> west TB is in the mail, enroute to Bishop's Falls, Nfld. Stay tuned for more info on when it comes into play!)

Saturday, December 12, 2009

The Utah Preppers Network scores a 25% discount for all CPN/APN Preppers

The Utah Preppers Network wants to share a 25% discount on sanitation preps with all preppers in the CPN/APN - for more information, see Phil801's post here.

Thanks to the Utah Preppers Network!!!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Calling all Geocachers

The Canadian Preppers Network has acquired two Travel Bugs in hopes of raising awareness of the Network and because we thought it would be a fun thing to do. One Travel Bug (TB) will start on the west coast and one will start on the east coast.

The west coast bug (TB342JN) has already been spotted in Victoria BC. It will soon be moving onto another cache in the Victoria area starting its journey from the west coast to the east coast.

You can view more info on the west --> east TB here:

As of this posting it is currently located here (GC1M1DG) but it wont be for long :-)

Please join us as we watch the progress of this first TB eastward. If it gets close to you, head on out, grab it, and do your part in moving it from cache to cache.

(Make sure to click the pic below to see the cool TB!)



Stay tuned for regular updates on the west --> east TB and the east --> west TB!!!