HPA’s Sustainability Report

HPA is proud to present its first ever Sustainability Report The report outlines HPA’s ongoing commitment to transparency, and explores what the port does, how it interacts with our community, and how decisions are made to support social, environmental and economic sustainability. It is also an opportunity to celebrate our successes. A sustainable Port of Hamilton’s the product of the …

2017 #PortCity Flagship Initiatives

In 2017, we took time to listen to our neighbours and other stakeholders about ways to improve port-community interactions, and build awareness and pride in our port city. We are embedding sustainability into our decision-making and long-term planning, and we have completed some short-term actions in 2017. Here are a few: 1.       Restore the original shoreline at Sherman Inlet Restoring …

HPA contribution to CBC-Hamilton series, “Hamilton’s Identity Crisis”

The ongoing CBC Hamilton series asks good questions: who are we, and what do we want to become? Hamilton is clearly changing as a result of a convergence of forces – some planned; some unforeseen; some local; some global. But we would suggest that as much as the ‘old Hamilton’ is being replaced by the new, in some cases transformation …

Randle Reef Update

HPA was pleased to host the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, who announced a new step forward for the Randle Reef remediation project. Minister McKenna was accompanied by the project funding partners, representing the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the City of Hamilton, the City of Burlington, the Hamilton Port Authority, and Stelco. The …

Supporting the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park

HPA has made a $5,000 contribution to the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park System. This connected natural corridor is one of the most ecologically-rich areas within the Great Lakes Basin, connecting Hamilton Harbour and its surrounding watershed to the Niagara Escarpment. This partnership is important to HPA because stewardship of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed is one of our core principles. …

Port City Summer

It was a fun summer in our Port City – check out some of the highlights and what’s coming up next: Ahoy! Tall Ships sail into Hamilton Harbour for Canada 150 The Tall Ships were back in Hamilton Harbour this summer for a spectacular celebration. Eleven Tall Ships participated in the Rendez-Vous 2017 showcase tour that spanned several ports in …