First Ship Contest Winner!

The first vessel of the 2018 shipping season arrived at The Port of Hamilton on March 23rd. The Algoma Spirit arrived with a load of iron ore from Two Harbors, Minnesota, and made its way to the ArcelorMittal Dofasco ore dock at Pier 21. It was recorded passing through the shipping canal into Hamilton Harbour at 12:53 am. Charlene from …

Annual General Meeting and Community Update

Please join us for: 2018 Business Review & What to Expect in 2019 Release of our 2018 Sustainability Report Update on the Westport Modernization Project Networking and light snacks When: Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:30 PM Where: Discovery Centre 57 Discovery Drive Hamilton Please RSVP your attendance: ltrudell@hamiltonport.ca

Sharing Our Harbour Safety Tips

Hamilton Harbour is shared by many recreational vessels as well as over 600 commercial vessels each year. To help all users stay safe on the water, Hamilton Port Authority and Royal Hamilton Yacht Club hosted an information session for the boating community. The session covered a number of important topics from racing and commercial traffic to the Burlington Canal Lift …

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 …