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Canada’s Beautiful National Parks: Celebrating 100 Years

Although America’s Yellowstone was the world’s first national park, Canada was the first country to create an agency specifically devoted to national park creation, management and preservation. Parks Canada celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and in a century of park stewardship it has safeguarded some of the world’s most famous landscapes and icons, including the Prince of Wales Hotel in Alberta’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Parks Canada’s scope includes 10 World Heritage Sites and four UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, ranging from remote marvels to easily accessible human playgrounds.

Text by Eric Lucas; photo editing by Connie Ricca.

Be Prepared for Temporary RV Repairs on the Road

Author: Gilbert RV Insurance

No one wants a minor RV breakdown to stop them cold in their tracks. It’s frustrating to hear the vacation time clock tick away because a “little” damage creates a long delay. But it doesn’t have to happen. Chances are a temporary repair can get you back on the road again without disturbing your plans. Just a few preparations and precautions can help you fix many kinds of minor damage that might otherwise ruin your trip. Sound too complicated? Not if you know what repair items to bring, how to make simple, on-the-spot repairs, what to expect from roadside assistance and how to keep your RV going until you can get it properly repaired at home.

Just about any RV owner can easily make temporary repairs, depending on how handy you are and the nature of the repair. But if you don’t feel comfortable attempting a minor repair, you can contact a mobile RV service that will come to your location to replace a broken windshield or make other small repairs. Continue reading Be Prepared for Temporary RV Repairs on the Road