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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.

Indigenous tourism partners gather at the Tsuut’ina Nation Culture Museum to announce the formation of Indigenous Tourism Alberta.
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Province supports new Indigenous tourism group

The Alberta government is funding a new tourism association that will help Indigenous entrepreneurs and their communities start tourism businesses and create jobs. 

Manager and customer talking at Salish Seaside RV Haven.
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RVwest helps launch successful new RV Resort in Victoria, B.C. with effective print ad campaign

Tom Westley, manager of Salish Seaside RV Haven recently reported that he had, “received dozens of phone calls and bookings for the winter.”

Celebrate National Motorcycle Week (August 14-20, 2018) on Mendocino’s scenic Highway 1.
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Attention RVers: Coast is clear in northern California’s Mendocino County

Wildfires remain in remote wilderness regions - all major highways and tourism facilities open. 

Covers of RVwest magazine.
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RVwest and RVDA of Alberta sign new 3-year agreement

The three-year extension and renewal of the agreement will see RVwest designated as the official magazine of the RVDA of Alberta.

RVwest cover, Summer 2018
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Canada’s RVwest magazine celebrates 50th Anniversary of iconic Boler trailer

RVwest magazine and website highlights destinations throughout Western Canada and sunbelt destinations across the western United States. 

MP Wayne Stetski stands at Glacier National Park.
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On Canada Parks Day, Stetski calls for stronger leadership

 NDP National Parks Critic Wayne Stetski echoes environmental groups, Indigenous leaders and stakeholders on the need for stronger protection for our parks. 

RV Care Network logo in top left corner, with picture of young boy holding an open map.
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USA’s Priority RV network and Canada’s RV Care network expand to 194 dealers in North America

It’s been a busy 12 months for the RV Care and Priority RV Networks.

A row of campers in an RV park, with colourful red and yellow autumn trees lining the RV lots.
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KOA says Canadians are camping more

More than 6 million new North American households have adopted the camping lifestyle since 2014. 

Working with Camping and RV in BC, the Angler's Atlas website has matched nearby campgrounds with fishing destinations.
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Angler’s Atlas and the Camping & RVing BC Coalition have teamed up to help anglers

Looking to park your RV or pitch a tent and get in some good fishing? The addition of a Camping BC tab on the Angler's Atlas website makes that process a whole lot easier. 

A teaser sketch of the new Volkswagen Crafter-based camper van.
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Crafter-based VW “California XXL” Camper Van Heading to Production

The new camper van is based on the Crafter bus, which means it will most likely share its engine lineup.

Minister Miranda, MLA Piquette and members of the Highland Community Hall of Barich Society and Smoky Lake County officials celebrate designation of the Ukrainian Farmers’ National Home of Taras Shevchenko (Highland Hall) as a Provincial Historic Resource.
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Province protects historic Ukrainian hall

Smoky Lake-area residents gathered at the Ukrainian Farmers’ National Home of Taras Shevchenko to celebrate the designation of the historic community hall as a Provincial Historic Resource. 

An employee inspects a boat for invasive plants and mussels.
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Don’t sail through inspection stations – it’s about boat health!

The inspection stations are set up to search for any mud, plants or water that remain on people’s boats as they bring them into the province.

Gregoire Lake Provincial Park.
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Summer fun, renewed camping at Gregoire Lake

Camping and outdoors recreation are resuming at Gregoire Lake Provincial Park following two years of extensive repairs, rebuilding and redevelopment.

Picture collage showing BC Parks with name changes.
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Three B.C. parks to be renamed as part of Indigenous reconciliation efforts

“The renaming of these parks to traditional Indigenous names, as rooted in history, reflect the significant heritage values recognized by all British Columbians and beyond,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. 

Elementary-age students on a field in a BC park.
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Sales of BC Parks licence plates support outdoor education

BC Parks is contributing $30,000 from the sales of specialty licence plates to the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation’s (HCTF) GO Grants Program.

Picture of specialty BC licence plates.
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BC Parks reaches milestone for specialty licence plate sales

Revenue from the sales of specialty licence plates is going to a number of diverse programs and projects related to conservation, community engagement and Indigenous relations.