HPA Supports Liberty for Youth with 100 Book Donation for Giving Tuesday

Photo: Fredrick Dryden and Sharon Clark in Ottawa last week supporting and raising awareness for vulnerable youth. Some of the books were given to the Department of Justice, Operation Come Home, and MPs at a round table discussion. The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has purchased the first 100 copies of Fredrick Dryden’s new book Running for Their Lives and has donated …

Sharing the Warmth

This season Hamilton Port Authority staff, along with Port Partners Bermingham Foundations and Heddle Marine Services, collected 80 coats for Good Shepherd Hamilton. Since 2013, 596 coats have been collected to help keep families in our community warm.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Port of Hamilton Share the Warmth Coat Drive!

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, …

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 …

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 …

“Foundations”: A new book about the early years of Bermingham Construction

“Foundations” recounts the early years of port partner, Bermingham Construction, from its founding year in 1897 to the beginning of the Second World War. Compiled by Tim Bermingham from materials dictated from his grandfather, it includes accounts of the building of the Crowsnest Pass for the Canadian Pacific Railroad, and the construction of the Sault Ste. Marie locks. “Foundations” can …