2019 First Ship Contest

When will the first ship make its way into Hamilton Harbour in 2019? The First Ship Contest is back! As the largest port in Ontario, the Port of Hamilton plays an essential role by supporting industries that touch our lives every day. In 2018, 647 vessels were welcomed into Hamilton Harbour. These ships come and go from the Port of …

Careers at the Port

HPA and City School by Mohawk have partnered to help connect students and local job seekers with employment opportunities at the Port of Hamilton. City School by Mohawk will be offering a new free course titled ‘Careers at the Port’ beginning in January 2019. This six-week, non-credit course will provide Hamilton residents with the opportunity to build skills, network with …

The Heart of Turtle Island: The Niagara Escarpment

“She is not ours. This glorious treasure that is the Niagara Escarpment, is not the possession of any one person, group, race, or even nation. And yet, whether it exists by cosmic chance or divine decree it is the responsibility of we humans to steward it, and quite plainly, to protect it.” -James Howlett In support of stewardship and environmental …

Community News Roundup

Here Comes the Big Red Bus This fall HPA supported the CityKidz transportation program with a $5,000 donation, providing one full season of transportation to all youth in the CityYouth program. Transportation is one of the most critical components of the program, transporting youth door-to-door, ensuring they get to and from CityYouth safely. Supporting Youth For Giving Tuesday, HPA purchased …

Sharing Our Harbour

Save the date!  Wednesday February 27, 2019 7:00PM Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, 555 Bay Street North, Hamilton More details to follow… 

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, …