Cottage owners facing eviction on Crooked Lake

Cottage owners at Grenfell Beach and Indian Point have been notified by Sakimay First Nations that current leases will not be renewed once they expire and will be replaced with a new form of sub-leases between the tenant and a property management company.

Crooked Lake cottage owners are hoping to receive good news from the courts in September — that their leases won’t be so high — after Sakimay First Nation demanded they pay new rents that are seven times higher. Sakimay increased the rents of more than 300 cottage owners by almost…