FOCA’s Executive Director, Terry Rees, was interviewed by the Toronto Star for this article about exurbanites starting businesses in cottage country:
July 7, 2018 – “Can cottagers keep Ontario’s lake regions afloat?” by Tess Kalinowski, Real Estate Reporter, for The Toronto Star.
“…A report from the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, which represents rural property owners… suggests there are opportunities to improve the vitality and viability of cottage communities by exploiting the talent, experience and wealth of cottagers…”
For more about FOCA’s efforts to quantify the economic development impact of cottage country property owners, see the Report referenced in the article:
“Waterfront Property Owners and Rural Economic Development” (FOCA, 2018)