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Keith Powell

Keith Powell is the publisher and sales director of RV West magazine which is part of the Koocanusa Publications group.



Nevada Tourism awards $983,400 in grants to promote rural Nevada.
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Nevada Tourism awards $983,400 in grants to promote rural Nevada

New special events are slated for rural Nevada, including a quirky cooking festival that involves steam engines, as well as an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the land-speed record.

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada is inviting nominations for the 2017 Walter Paseska Canadian RV Dealer of the Year award.
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Canadian RV Dealer of the Year award nominations now open

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada is inviting nominations for the 2017 Walter Paseska Canadian RV Dealer of the Year award.

Pipsell - a Secwepemc Nation Cultural Heritage Site.
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A cause for celebration

Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwepemc Nation and allies celebrate Pípsell designation as Secwépemc Nation Cultural Heritage Site and new exhibit at the Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park.

Search and rescue (SAR) teams in Golden, Nelson and Fernie have partnered to purchase crucial equipment to perform helicopter rescues.
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Safer and quicker access to lost or injured

Columbia Basin Trust helps SAR teams purchase rescue equipment. 
 

Dave Petryk and his wife, Sandra.
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Tourism Vancouver Island announces President & CEO retirement

 It is with mixed emotions of joy and sorrow that Tourism Vancouver Island’s Board of Directors announces the upcoming retirement of longstanding CEO, Dave Petryk, effective December 1, 2017

College of Nimble Pet Monitor screens.
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Keep your pet comfy with the Nimble Pet Temperature Monitor

Keeping Fido cool is always a cool idea. If you travel with your pet on long RV trips then this product will be of interest to you. 

Though the RV Park is closed at Moricetown this season, their Museum and Interpretive Centre continues to welcome visitors.
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Moricetown’s RV Park closed for renovations in 2017: re-opens next season

The community of Moricetown, located in central British Columbia along the Buckley River, is busy this year upgrading many of its facilities to serve visitors better in the future.

Picture of RVs on hillside overlooking lake.
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3rd Annual Canadian RVing and Camping Week May 23 - 28, 2017

Canadian RVing and Camping Week is designed to encourage Canadians to get outside to enjoy a fun, safe and secure camping experience with family and friends.

Jellystone Parks in Canada are offering a special advance reservation promotion in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
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Jellystone Parks in Canada offers special advance reservation promotion in June

For each advance reservation made for a stay during the month of June, the camping guest will have their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win up to a week of free RV or cabin camping at any Jellystone Park in Canada.

Row of CanaDream campers.
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CanaDream Corp sold to Australian-based Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd.

Apollo is a multi-national, vertically integrated manufacturer, rental fleet operator, wholesaler and retailer of a broad range of RVs in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.