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.
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: