May 15th, 2019
Joining CRVA’s Board in Quebec City were Eleonore Hamm President and current Chairman Herb Cowen from RVDA of Canada, Robert Trask Chairman of the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC), Chris Mahony President and Cyrus Irani, Director Digital Strategy from Go RVing Canada.
During the meetings, CRVA and its partners discussed the current tariffs on Steel and Aluminum, Go RVing Canada’s marketing initiatives and an update from CCRVC on the Private Campground Small Business Tax issue.
“The Canadian RV and Camping Industry is in a good place but we have some economic policy challenges that we are dealing with right now” said Jeff McDermott, CRVA’s Chairman. “We were fortunate to have all of our partners join us in Quebec City to discuss the current issues in the RV and Campground Industry in Canada. Our Industry is strong but we are truly strengthened when we all work together.”
The Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association would like to welcome Dwayne Torrey Director, Construction and Infrastructure Standards of the CSA Group and David Stefanuk- National Sales Manager RV & Marine of RBC’s Retail Dealer Services to their Board elected during CRVA’s Annual General Meeting.
“Holding CRVA’s Annual General Meeting in Quebec City and experiencing its charm and tradition was an exceptional and thoroughly enjoyable experience for everyone” said Shane Devenish, CRVA’s President. “Quebec is an important part of the Canadian RV and Camping Industry and it was great to hold our AGM in their Capital to help celebrate the Province’s tremendous contribution to our success”
About the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association:
The Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association has been in existence for over 40 years and works continually to pro- mote all of the aspects pertaining to the quality and safety in the RVs built by our CRVA member companies in Cana- da and the United States. To this end, CRVA works closely with accredited companies in order to develop standards and codes specifically for Recreation Vehicles. The Association ensures a continuity of professional standards beneficial to the RV industry and, ultimately, in the best interest of the consumer.