2018-2019 NTP-Stag Canada RV Technician Bursary 

RVDA of Canada will be awarding 11 bursaries valued at $1,000 and one bursary valued at $1,500 to eligible RV technicians in all Canadian provinces who have enrolled in RV apprenticeship or related education programs.

Bursaries are awarded to students with serious interest and desire to succeed in the RV industry as demonstrated by successful program completion with higher than average grades.

Apply for the 2018-2019 bursary now!


2017-2018 Bursary Recipients:

$1,500 Bursary Recipient:

Edward Hartigh, Vellner Leisure Products, Alberta

$1,000 Bursary Recipients:

Bradley Bayer, Travelhome, The RV Marketplace, British Columbia

Doug Duffy, Layzee Acres Park & RV Sales, Ontario

Jessica Fitzgerald, Owasco RV, Ontario

Joyce Corfield, Abrutus RV & Marine Sales, British Columbia

Kyle Synnott, Canadian Leisure RV, Alberta

Logan Bachand, Meridian RV Mfg. Ltd., British Columbia

Michel Dumont, Namao automotive Repair, Alberta

Ron Potter, Traveland Leisure Centre, Saskatchewan

Shawn Arcand, Woody’s RV World, Alberta

Wayne Shinkaruk, South Thomspon Motors, British Columbia

Wayne Bouk, Adventure RV Centre, Ontario


Walter Paseska Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award


2018 Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award Recipients

Kevin Betzold & Jim Gorrie

GNR Camping World

Winnipeg, MB

Established in 1989 by Camping Canada, and dedicated to Walter Paseska for his many years of commitment and tireless dedication to the RV industry, this award is given to a Canadian RV acting dealer principal on the basis of the following criteria:

  • long-term dedication to the RV industry and promotion of the RV lifestyle by the acting dealer principal of a recognized full-service RV dealership;
  • commitment and participation in the RVDA at the provincial or national level;
  • recognition by customers and peers as a person with the highest integrity and credibility in both work and personal life; and
  • contribution to the community.