Port of Hamilton receives $17.7 million federal government investment to modernize port infrastructure

November 13, 2018 HAMILTON, ON – Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited Hamilton to announce an investment of $17.7 million in the Port of Hamilton from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF). The federal investment will be matched by the Hamilton Port Authority (HPA), in support of the port’s $35.45 million Westport Modernization Project. This project will see port lands used …

Beach Canal Lighthouse Group Annual General Meeting

Join the Beach Canal Lighthouse Group for their Annual General Meeting. The meeting will feature guest speaker Robert Mazza who will be speaking on “The Lighthouse and the Yacht Club- 25 Years as Good Neighbors” including the Golden Age of Yachting. Date: Sunday November 4th, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm Location: 6th floor, Hamilton Port Authority Building, 605 James Street North, …

Hamilton Port Authority and Mission to Seafarers reach out to marine industry workers experiencing critical incident stress

Hamilton, ON — The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and the Mission to Seafarers Southern Ontario (MTSSO) have partnered to launch a campaign intended to help marine industry workers experiencing critical incident stress. Critical incident stress is the response an individual experiences following traumatic event. In the workplace, an accident or death, extreme weather event, or ship-board event are all traumatic …

Burlington Canal Lighthouse 160th Birthday Celebration

The Beach Canal Lighthouse Group and the Hamilton Port Authority invite you to the 160th Anniversary Celebration of the Burlington Canal Lighthouse. This free event features guided tours, birthday cake, children’s crafts, prizes, souvenirs, and more! DATE: Saturday October 20th RAIN DATE: Sunday October 21st TIME: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOCATION: At the Lighthouse 1155 Beach Boulevard Hamilton, ON …

Pollinators Welcome! – HPA Plants Second Pollinator Garden on Port Lands

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has planted a second pollinator garden, located on the northwest side of HPA headquarters at 605 James Street. The garden was planted with the help of volunteers and staff from the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club, Environment Hamilton and HPA. Plants were chosen that are native to Southern Ontario and are pollinator friendly. Some of the species …

Appointment Opportunity for the HPA Board of Directors

The Governor in Council has posted the appointment opportunity for the vacant director seat (Federal Representative) for the Hamilton Port Authority. For more information or to apply for this appointment, please visit the Governor in Council (GIC) Appointments website.   Le gouverneur en conseil a affiché la nomination du siège d’administrateur vacant (représentant fédéral) pour l’administration portuaire de Hamilton. Pour …

Here Comes the Big Red Bus! HPA Supports CityKidz Transportation Program with $5000 Donation

HAMILTON, ON – Fall means back to school, and also a return to fall programming at CityKidz in Hamilton. Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is pleased to announce a $5000 donation to CityKidz in support of their transportation program, providing one full season of transportation to all youth in their CityYouth program. Transportation is one of the most critical components of …

Beach Canal Lighthouse Group presents: The Tragic Tale of the S.S. Noronic.

“FIRE”- The terrifying call rang out in the early morning hours of Sept 17th, 1949… Join the Beach Canal Lighthouse Group for an evening with marine historian, Fred Addis as he shares the tragic tale of the S.S. Noronic. When? Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018 7:00pm to 8:30pm Where? Burlington Central Public Library 2331 New St., Burlington Holland Room Cost? Free …