FOCA in the News

FOCA speaks on behalf of 50,000 waterfront property owners from more than 500 associations across Ontario. Search our Resources webpage for policy and background papers about land use planning, taxation, the state of the environment and other emerging priorities.

Terry Rees speaks to the mediaFOCA is – Your voice for the waterfront

For media inquiries, contact the FOCA office and ask for the Executive Director, Terry Rees.   705-749-3622

Recent media:

FOCA in the News: Appeal to Environment Commissioner for Building Code Review

February 27, 2018

FOCA in the News: Ontario Partners Fight Against Invasive Species

August 24, 2017

FOCA in the News: The importance of cottage associations in Muskoka (Aug. 2017)

July 27, 2017

FOCA in the News: Real Estate fixes could hurt cottagers (April 2017)

April 18, 2017

FOCA in the News: Electricity Costs (Mar.2017)

March 21, 2017

FOCA in the News: Rising Electricity Costs (Feb.2017)

February 21, 2017

FOCA in the News: Lakeside living (Dec.2016)

January 4, 2017

FOCA in the News: Voices for Canadian Science Communication (Oct.2016)

October 30, 2016

FOCA in the News: Managing Changing Climate (Aug.2016)

August 12, 2016

FOCA in the News: FOCA President receives Honour (July 2016)

August 5, 2016

FOCA in the News: Fire Safety in Cottage Country (June 2016)

June 29, 2016

FOCA in the News: How Healthy is your Lake? (July 2016)

July 5, 2016

FOCA in the News: Property Assessments released (April 2016)

April 29, 2016

Septage Management Plans

February 2, 2016

FOCA receives NALMS Award, Nov. 2015

December 3, 2015

FOCA in the News: Septic Discharge Letter to MOECC

October 30, 2015

FOCA in the News: Cottager Questions, Kawartha Now Oct.2015

October 6, 2015

FOCA in the News: Septics, Aug.2015

September 11, 2015

A Cottager Looking After Cottagers: Terry Rees, July 2015

July 17, 2015

Cottage Safety Tips from FOCA and IBC, May 2015

May 12, 2015

New Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015 APPROVED

February 18, 2015

Cottage Closing Tips from FOCA

September 29, 2014

Climate Change News – cottage country & the loon

September 23, 2014

The Role of Lake Associations – by FOCA, in the NALMS “LakeLine” (Summer 2014)

July 11, 2014

Are you septic system savvy? (Media Release, Sept. 2014)

September 23, 2014

Preventing the Spread of Invasive Species (article, Summer 2014)

September 3, 2014

Seasonal electricity customers take exception with Hydro One (article, Aug. 2014)

August 11, 2014

Terry Rees interview on Lawrence Gunther’s Blue Fish Radio Program (April 2014)

April 1, 2014
Michelle LewinFOCA in the News