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 …

Air quality & dust mitigation initiatives

HPA continues to expand dust mitigation activities following air quality monitoring conducted last year to identify issues. These initiatives include: Doubling sweeping in high-need areas to twice per month and sweeping on a routine basis when receiving fill; Incorporating paving for dust mitigation into new developments, for example, at Pier 10, where significant improvements have been noted; Addressing track-out dust …

port sustainability report

Sustainability Fact: Supporting Local Business

HPA works to support local businesses in Hamilton, Halton, Brantford and Niagara. HPA’s purchasing policy reflects this effort where possible, choosing local suppliers of goods and services. In 2017, more than 80 per cent of HPA’s purchases (by dollar value) were made locally. For more information about HPA’s sustainability efforts, have a look at our  2017 Sustainability Report

2017 Green Marine Results

Hamilton Port Authority’s Green Marine results for 2017 have been released. Green Marine is a North American environmental certification program that creates a framework for marine companies to go beyond simple environmental regulatory compliance. Participants’ ranking for each performance indicator is on a 1-to-5 scale. Level 1 indicates meeting the regulatory standard, while level 5 indicates leadership and excellence. Hamilton …

HPA is a Proud ‘First Mate’ Sponsor at Port Colborne Canal Days

HPA is a Proud ‘First Mate’ Sponsor at Port Colborne Canal Days 2018 marks the 40th Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival in Port Colborne. This four day celebration attracts more than 400,000 people over the Civic Holliday Weekend and celebrates the important history along the canal as well as Port Colborne’s working marine community. Hamilton Port Authority is a …

HMCS Moncton Visiting Hamilton Harbour

Two Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ships will visit communities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes this summer as part of the annual Great Lakes Deployment. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Oriole are this year’s ambassadors for the annual event which connects Canadians to their Navy.  The HMCS Oriole visited Hamilton earlier in July, and the HMCS Moncton will be …

Partner Profile: SoBi Hamilton

SoBi Hamilton is the local non-profit that operates Hamilton’s extensive bike share system. The system of 825 bicycles and over 130 hubs provides residents with a healthy, affordable and sustainable mode of transportation. When SoBi was first looking to come to Hamilton in 2014 they were in need of a storage facility for their pre- deployment bicycles and contacted Hamilton …