Goodbye 2017, Welcome 2018!

Happy New Years Eve All! The work-up to the end of 2017 has been both busy and involved. As 2017 has presented many challenges and rewards, I look to the future and what 2018 will […]

Delta 2 Alpha – The Accent Series

The Accent Series. By Delta 2 Alpha Design A little while ago I received a mail call containing a sample of the Accent Series from Delta2Alpha Design.  To read my review of the previous generation […]

Beard Products for Bearded Operators

Beard Products for Bearded Operators I’ve always had a hard time taming the wild in my beard.  I’ve tried, for many years, to find a product that does the following: moisturizes makes the hair softer […]

Staying Safe in Crowds

As the holiday season approaches, we will invariably be heading out more often to places rife with people.  Be it for shopping, get-togethers, enjoying a crisp winter walk or seeing a festive event, the holiday […]

Persec Aware- A solid option for a custom belt, handmade in Canada.

For years, I’ve been on the lookout for a solid belt.  When I say solid,  I include in that definition fit, style, strength, durability, functionality and dependability.  Almost two months ago, I think I hit […]

Hiking the Bruce Trail – Notes from the Trail

  Every foray outside one’s home brings with it the possibility of adventure and danger.  This excursion was no different. Our journey took us from the Southern end of the Bruce Trail (in Queenston Heights […]

Hiking the Bruce Trail – Outline & Preparations

Later this month, I will be hiking the Southern half of the Bruce Trail (Queenston to Collingwood) covering ~450km in about 2 weeks. To that end, I have been making lists, assembling gear, organizing and […]

Top-notch Kydex: A Review of Gray Fox Strategic Kydex gear.

A short while after starting Tactical Beaver, we travelled to Ottawa to be guests on the Jody Mitic Podcast and to do a bit of community building.  It was then I met Eric, Owner of […]

After Action Report: Covert Entry Concepts – Toronto

On the weekend of 28-29-30 July, 2017, True North Tradecraft hosted the first-ever offering of The CORE Group’s Covert Entry Concepts course in Toronto.  We had 9 students, an excellent venue, great food and of […]

Kennedy Tactical Concepts – Masterclass Pt. 2

(*all images courtesy of Kennedy Tactical Concepts – I had my hands full) (*for more information on KTC and training, click here). This is part 2 in a series documenting my involvement in the Kennedy […]