COVID-19 Updates From the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations (FOCA)

Please watch a new video update from FOCA’s Executive Director and Dr. Rosanna Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough Public Health: Staying Safe at the Lake – Cottaging and COVID-19.

In discussions with our members and elected representatives from across the Province, FOCA has weighed in to share the best practical advice about special considerations at the waterfront, during this pandemic. Whether you are travelling to, or living at, your waterfront home, you will find lots of helpful tips, links and news updates, here.

News of note on FOCA’s update webpage:
* On May 14, the Premier of Ontario announced more easing of restrictions, including the opening of marinas and boat launches on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
* Ontario extended the “Emergency Order” to May 19, 2020 (see May 6 item).
* Parks Canada has delayed the opening of the Trent-Severn and Rideau Waterways until at least May 31, 2020 (see April 15 item).
* The Canada/U.S. border remains closed to May 21, 2020 (see April 18 item).