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 …

HPA-Mohawk College Partnerships Bridge the Gap between workplace needs and learning opportunities

HPA has been working on a number of initiatives through its partnership with Mohawk College to help connect students with employment in the transportation sector and to help bridge the skills gap. Supply Chain Management Program The first students in the new Supply Chain Management Program at Mohawk College began in January of this year. The post graduate certificate program …

Beauty on the Bayfront – vote for your favourite!

See Hamilton’s industrial bayfront from a new perspective & enjoy the unique scenes from our city’s working waterfront. The City of Hamilton is running a photo contest as part of the Bayfront Industrial Strategy initiative. Twelve finalists have been selected. Have a look at the selections and choose your favourite: https://www.hamilton.ca/city-planning/planning-community/vote-beauty-in-industrial-bayfront-photo-contest

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 …