Many Canadian RVers facing ‘End of the Road’


RossBinnie_JuanitaPeterson_The Globe and Mail“For hundreds of thousands of Canadians, rumbling across the continent by motorhome is not just a vacation, but a lifestyle,” writes Patrick White in The (Toronto, Ontario) Globe and Mail.

“They are children of a continent-wide cruising culture that germinated during the highway-building frenzy of the fifties and sixties. Many use their mobile palaces as a primary residence, intent on embracing the freedom of the open road.”

“But freedom isn’t so free any more. Soaring gas and diesel prices haven’t just scrubbed travel plans and left campgrounds empty, they’ve also threatened the quintessentially North American way of life on the road.”

Julianne G. Crane

Photo: Ross Binnie and his partner Juanita Peterson sit in front of their parked Winnebago RV at Milton Heights Campground in Ontario. Mr. Binnie, a retired flight engineer, has been RVing for nearly half his life. (Simon Hayter for The Globe and Mail)

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  • “Many Canadian RVers facing ‘End of the Road” Yes this may be true but I imagine the same phenonmenon is happening to many American campers as well. Gas prices have soared in the USA as well as in Canada.

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