FOCA is the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, a not-for-profit organization representing volunteer associations and individual property owners all across Ontario. We are your provincial voice.
# of years of FOCA’s legacy
# of FOCA Member Associations located across Ontario
# of waterfront property-owning families represented by FOCA
To protect thriving and sustainable waterfronts across Ontario.
Read about our accomplishments, in our 2017 Year in Review.
Find out more about our history.
FOCA will continue to be the pre-eminent Ontario-wide organization representing cottagers and permanent waterfront residents. FOCA will be responsible for promoting vibrant and sustainable waterfront communities through effective communication, education and advocacy. FOCA will:
FOCA operates under a governance board structure, and directs strategic priorities through a number of Committees that report to the Board of Directors.
For more about the Staff and Board, see: Our Team.
For an overview of current Board Committees, see: FOCA Committees in brief (PDF, 1 page)
FOCA Bylaw #10 – Approved March 2016 (PDF, 6 pages)
Our Strategic Plan:
The Board of Directors has approved an updated Strategic Plan for FOCA – read it here:
FOCA Strategic Plan 2015-17 (PDF, 4 pgs)
FOCA acts as an information bridge between policy-makers and property owners on significant issues, including:
For over 50 years, FOCA has played a key role in waterfront Ontario.
Why does FOCA matter?
FOCA sits at the table where individuals cannot: