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by The Canadian Giant
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself Canadians
Topic: Hello From Blackfalds, Alberta
Replies: 5
Views: 2760

Re: Hello From Blackfalds, Alberta

Hello from Lacombe Co. Good to see a few more local folks on.
by The Canadian Giant
Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:58 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: Frostbite! Symposium on Winter Skills
Replies: 1
Views: 2433

Frostbite! Symposium on Winter Skills

Just wanted to let you folks know about a very affordable source of training that is available in Alberta, 6-8 January 2017. Frostbite! is an annual gathering of bushcraft, survival and wilderness livings skills instructors. While specifically geared towards preparedness, you will not find a better ...
by The Canadian Giant
Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Alberta
Topic: Saturday July 16, Lessons Learned - Calgary Meet
Replies: 9
Views: 900

Re: Saturday July 16, Lessons Learned - Calgary Meet

Wish I could have participated, but I was busy teaching classes all weekend. Thanks to everyone that has been keeping us updated on this event.
by The Canadian Giant
Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Mathematics for survival
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: Mathematics for survival

Basic math skills should be a fundamental of being a literate person in most societies. But beyond the basics things become a little fuzzier. Introductory portions of Algebra can be very useful. Where I put a high level of emphasis is geometry. Sure it can seem a little pedantic, but the ability to ...
by The Canadian Giant
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: Gay Preppers - Seriously
Replies: 49
Views: 14418

Re: Gay Preppers - Seriously

This thread has been running for two years now and still is one of my favourite to return for thought and reflection. Openly considering biases that might exist even amongst a group with similar value constructs is very informative. I've been delighted to read comments by members of the LGBT communi...
by The Canadian Giant
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: Quiet forums
Replies: 13
Views: 4557

Re: Quiet forums

Quiet indeed, and that is something that I take partial responsibility for. So much of lifes time is taken up with other things that contributing to the forum becomes a distant thought. Busy with building, planting, working, and when I have a question, I simply look for a easy answer rather than app...
by The Canadian Giant
Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Survive and Thrive
Topic: Wilderness Survival Course: Central Alberta
Replies: 0
Views: 2573

Wilderness Survival Course: Central Alberta

Just thought I would give a headsup to the folks here in Alberta about a 1 day Essentials of Survival course that is being offered by Three Ravens Bushcraft. Copied from the email I just received: Why Take a 1 Day Survival Course? This course is intended to boost your confidence during wilderness ad...
by The Canadian Giant
Tue May 24, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from NE Calgary
Replies: 7
Views: 717

Re: Hello from NE Calgary

Welcome to Leo. Hope you enjoy your time here.
by The Canadian Giant
Sun May 22, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: solar panel array
Replies: 16
Views: 3329

Re: solar panel array

Thank you for your generousity. This is something that I may have been interested in had time been in more abundance than at present. We have a bank of 10 panels that I manually change the angle on twice/year. Winter setting and summer setting. But flexibility, that would be a bonus. At present our ...
by The Canadian Giant
Sat Apr 23, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Alberta
Topic: Red deer meetup
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re: Red deer meetup

Would that be tomorrow?

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