Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Association is a not-for-profit organization that serves and represents lake associations and waterfront communities through education, communication and government advocacy. FOCA supports environmental stewardship and publications, sponsors environmental programs, as well as provides education, training, and relevant tools. 

2021's FOCA Fall Seminar was focused on the following:

What Rural Residents Should Be Considering Before the 2022 Municipal Elections

Imagining a Good Future for Our Lakes, Despite Climate Change

Boating Safety and Etiquette

Rural Roads


2021's FOCA Spring Seminar was focused on the following:

Lake Partnership program 2021: Get ready, set, go! It is back up and running. 

Green Shovels Collaborative: Phragmites Control

Association Best Practices: Volunteer Considerations for 2021

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2020's FOCA Fall Seminar was focused on the following:

Pivoting Association Engagement in 2020

Rural and Northern Broadband

Ontario Energy Boar's Elimination of the Seasonal Rate Class for Hydro One customers

Boating Concerns and Education from OPP

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2020’s FOCA Spring and Summer Seminar was focused on the following:

Keeping the Focus on Ontario's Waterfront: Citizen Science and Lake Partner Program
Invasive Species
Over-salting our Lakes: Why we need to reduce road salt use.
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