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Threats to Your Cottage in the off-season

Many seasonal cottagers have already closed up for the season. Some may have concerns about their property “back at the lake” during the fall & winter. Here is a consideration: For your peace of mind & for insurance reasons, have […]

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Hydro One Rate Distribution Changes

Hydro One has requested a 29 % increase to distribution rates over 5 years starting January 1, 2015. The approved rates are based on the Ontario Energy Board determination of revenue required by Hydro One to cover costs of operating […]

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Experts say more mosquitoes & blackflies this summer

According to GDG Environment, a company that tracks bug activity for the Weather Network, this summer both cottagers & urbanites should be prepared for more flying pests.

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Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association “Alerts”

Shawano Ratepayers Inc. is a member of FOCA. When you are a paid member of SRI you are entitled to sign up with FOCA to receive their ALERTS directly. Simply go to http://foca.on.ca Download FOCA Elerts Sign Up For FOCA […]

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“Road Wood” Ownership

Hydro One has been brushing, trimming and cutting trees along all hydro lines in Shawano and area. By the beginning of July, 2015 the work may be complete in this immediate area. BUT, who owns the wood left on private […]

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