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Rose and Craig Little of Arbutus RV are celebrating 33 years serving Vancouver Island, from their first location in Mill Bay to their Island-wide service in Sidney, Mill Bay, Nanaimo, Parksville, Port Alberni and Courtenay.

Craig and Rose LITTLE celebrate a BIG 33-year adventure — that not even 2020 could slow down!

From a family business in Mill Bay to a network of family-friendly RV stores across Vancouver Island

  • Aug 30, 2021

 

Mobile security gurard Judy Dreger has all she wants in her camper van, with lots of space for her buddies Dexter (left) and Raffi. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

#vanlife not just for influencers, says Colwood security guard

Overnight security plus a place to sleep a win-win for van dweller

 

Catherine Richard, left, Chris Laxton, and Langford resident Mark Peterson with the RV the couple rebuilt with some neighbourly assistance from Peterson and the community. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Couple’s RV rebuild a neighbourly effort along with Langford resident

Mark Peterson lends a hand to artist couple, who’ve headed back to Ontario in rebuilt van

 

Recreational vehicles at the Surfside RV Resort, as seen from Parksville Community Park, on April 26. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Snowbirds flying away after a winter spent in the mid-Island instead of the U.S.

Travel restrictions brought more people to Island RV parks, new restrictions pushing them away

Recreational vehicles at the Surfside RV Resort, as seen from Parksville Community Park, on April 26. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Pat Kauwell, a semi-retired construction manager, lives in his fifth-wheel trailer on Maxey Road because that’s what he can afford on his pension, but a Regional District of Nanaimo bylaw prohibits using RVs as permanent dwellings, leaving Kauwell and others like him with few affordable housing options. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch

Regional District of Nanaimo bylaw forcing pensioner to move RV he calls home off private farm land

Pat Kauwell, a semi-retired construction manager, lives in his fifth-wheel trailer on Maxey Road because that’s what he can afford on his pension, but a Regional District of Nanaimo bylaw prohibits using RVs as permanent dwellings, leaving Kauwell and others like him with few affordable housing options. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Kris Hardy and Monique Seidler are pictured on their rental property on Murray Road. (Kevin Laird – Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke family allowed to stay in motorhome

District officials put brakes on bylaw infraction

Kris Hardy and Monique Seidler are pictured on their rental property on Murray Road. (Kevin Laird – Sooke News Mirror)
Kris Hardy and Monique Seidler are pictured on their rental property on Murray Road. The District of Sooke say they can’t use a motorhome as a primary residence. (Kevin Laird – Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke family faces eviction for living in motorhome

Residential zoning bylaw prohibits people from living in RVs year-round

Kris Hardy and Monique Seidler are pictured on their rental property on Murray Road. The District of Sooke say they can’t use a motorhome as a primary residence. (Kevin Laird – Sooke News Mirror)
Craig Little, owner of Arbutus RV & Marine Sales, shown here enjoying a family getaway, said it’s been a record summer for sales. (Photo contributed)

COVID-inspired RV sales soaring on West Shore and beyond

Health restrictions, recommendations keep Vancouver Island vacationers closer to home

Craig Little, owner of Arbutus RV & Marine Sales, shown here enjoying a family getaway, said it’s been a record summer for sales. (Photo contributed)
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Jasper Sunshine lives full time in his camperized cube van. He said he knows many people living a similar lifestyle that are struggling without access to recreation centres, public libraries, coffee shops and restaurants to do things like take showers and connect with others. (Black Press Media file photo)

Full-time campers face various struggles amidst COVID-19

One camper advises others to find a way to work together

Jasper Sunshine lives full time in his camperized cube van. He said he knows many people living a similar lifestyle that are struggling without access to recreation centres, public libraries, coffee shops and restaurants to do things like take showers and connect with others. (Black Press Media file photo)