2019-2020 NTP-Stag Canada RV Technician Bursary 

RVDA of Canada will be awarding twenty-three bursaries valued at $500 and one bursary valued at $1,000 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.

Download the 2019-2020 NTP-Stag Canada RV Technician Bursary application now!

















2018-2019 Bursary Recipients:

$1,500 Bursary Recipient:

Steinar Gronnesby, Leisureland RV Centre, British Columbia


$1,000 Bursary Recipients:

William Van de Leur, Lethbridge Motors & RV, Alberta

Michel Dumont, Namao Automotive Repair, Alberta

Stephen Hockridge, Parkview RV Centre, Alberta

Mike Nehoda, Rangeland RV, Alberta

Alexis Rietze, Big Boy’s Toys, British Columbia

Jordan Nielsen, Fraserway RV, British Columbia

Miles Carriere, Fraserway RV, British Columbia

Torrey Halverson, Mike Rosman RV Sales, British Columbia

Calvin Damsted, Eastview RV, Ontario

Kyle Ratthe, Eastview RV, Ontario

Donald Bisson, VR Soulière, Quebec


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.