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

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

Keith Powell

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

The Droplet trailer.
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Meet Pascal Pillon and his new age Droplet trailers

Pascal Pillon has a new vision for campers and campgrounds alike—and might we say it's a bit of a new age vision.

Truck towing an Airstream trailer.
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Addition of 6 million new North American campers since 2014 showcases popularity of camping

Camping continues to be a popular recreation activity across North America, and appeals to people from wide range of ages and lifestyles. 

AdAge cover story, showing collage of RV-related graphics.
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Advertising Age covers RV Industry

Influential trade journal, Advertising Age or Ad Age, devoted their recent cover story to the RV industry. 

BC Parks student ranger in canoe on lake, looking over her shoulder at camera.
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New Student Ranger Program launched

The Student Ranger Program provides youth training and employment opportunities for 48 young adults in B.C.’s parks and protected areas. 

Graphic showing 'Rebuild - Regrow' promotion, with picture of forest in background.
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Chemo RV pledges to plant 1,000 trees in the Cariboo for every RV they sell

Planting will begin in the spring (when weather permits) and will be ongoing throughout the season. 

View of picnic benches and lake in background.
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New attractions fuel an 183 per cent increase in advance reservations at Jellystone Park

The increase in bookings is attributed to investments in new amenities as well as new “Red Carpet” RV sites and rental cabins.

Two people on ATV's.
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Tougher off-road vehicle rules and new fines to reduce wildfire risks

The British Columbia government has increased some wildfire-related penalties up to $100,000, to assist with fire prevention and discourage irresponsible off-road vehicle use. 

Family camping by lakeshore.
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Parks Canada - free admission for youth 17 and under

Admission to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada will be provided free of charge.

Website of Camp California.
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The California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds redesigns its consumer website

The travel planning website, which lists campgrounds not found on government websites, has been redesigned to accommodate mobile devices, including tablets and cellphones. 
Cover of the 2018 Camp California guide.
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The 2018 edition of “Camp-California! The camper’s guide to California” is now out

Consumers looking to plan a weekend getaway or a dream vacation in California now have a new resource available to them at no cost.

The 4G rechargeable, battery-powered security camera.
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Reolink Go, the 4G smart security camera, is a video surveillance camera for RVers

Wire-free, portable and weatherproof - you can install or take Reolink Go just about anywhere. 

The Hymer Touring GT is a stylish ultra-light-weight towable trailer.
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Erwin Hymer Group North America showcases new trailer line in Vegas

Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc. is the leading manufacturer of class B motorhomes and lightweight towable trailers in North America. 

Hymer brand logo and picture of van.
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Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. tops the leader board

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of class B motorhomes in North America. 

In this CTV News photo, Randy Janes poses in front of the world's first 3D-printed camper. He is the owner of Wave of the Future 3D and co-owner of Create Cafe based in Saskatoon, Sask.
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World record breaking 3D print in Saskatoon

Create Café, Wave of the Future 3D, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership creates the world’s first 3D printed full-sized camper.
Concept van.
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Erwin Hymer Group of North America and Watt Fuel Cell sign Supply & Engineering Agreement

The exclusive agreement between the two parties will introduce the Watt Fuel Cell into the proprietary EcoTrek® technology currently used by Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. 

Picture of people on a beach at Marine Park, with logo of company in upper right corner.
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Marine Park to become Canada’s sixth Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

The owners of Marine Park in Newfoundland will be transforming their 450-site campground into Canada’s sixth Jellystone Park Camp-Resort.

by Jeff Crider