Help plan the future of Fisherman’s Pier!

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority wants your help to plan the future for Fisherman’s Pier! Fisherman’s Pier is located at the entrance to the Hamilton Harbour at the shipping canal. The canal marks the municipal boundary between Hamilton and Burlington. The area includes land on both sides of the canal and many notable landmarks such as the Lift Bridge, Skyway Bridge, …

HOPA Food Drive helps #FightHungerThisSummer in Hamilton and Oshawa

September 19, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – Did you know that every summer, food banks across Canada experience a shortage of donations? While many of us were busy enjoying cottages and warmer weather, those living in poverty have an increasingly difficult time feeding their children while school is out. Sometimes, foodshare spaces and food banks cannot open if they …

New Seabin Removes Waste from the Water at Harbour West Marina

September 11, 2019 Hamilton, ON – If you’re walking the docks at Harbour West Marina (HWM) you may notice a rather inconspicuous looking hole swirling in the water. Last week, Marina Manager Kelly Flood and our maintenance team installed a Seabin to collect any litter floating nearby before it enters the bay. Connected to the nearest power outlet, the device …

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority to lead $16M Agri-Food Expansion at Pier 10

August 21, 2019 HAMILTON, ON – The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas, announced the Port of Hamilton will receive a $5.5 million investment for a Pier 10 Export Expansion from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) on behalf of Transport Canada. The federal funding contributes to a $16 million overall expansion project managed …

Honeybees flourish at Port of Hamilton

Thursday, July 25 Hamilton, ON – Just over one year after setting up 12 hive boxes near Sherman Inlet in June of 2018, the partnership between the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) and local beekeeping company, Humble Bee, continues to thrive. Humble Bee founders Luc and Dan are thrilled with the success of their queendoms living at the port lands, and …

HOPA donation helps RBG welcome visitors to Cootes Paradise

Friday, July 19 Hamilton, ON – As a proud supporter of Royal Botanical Gardens’ Growing Up Green Fund, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has made a $10,000 commitment over the next two years to help preserve and celebrate Cootes Paradise. The Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG) Growing Up Green Fund supports conservation projects and educational opportunities that allow young people to …

Inaugural Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority Board of Directors and Leadership Team Named

July 17, 2019 The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) is pleased to announce its inaugural Board of Directors and Senior Executive Team. The new Board and Executive Team will oversee the amalgamated operations of the Ports of Hamilton and Oshawa, and will serve the goals outlined in the new organization’s Letters Patent: “To ensure the long-term sustainability of port operations and …

QSL Achieves Green Marine Certification

June 26, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) extends its congratulations to QSL for achieving Green Marine certification at both its Hamilton and Oshawa terminal locations. Across North America, Green Marine is a recognized tool for the marine industry—ship owners, ports, seaways, terminals, and shipyards—to evaluate participants’ annual environmental performance and guide future improvements. QSL …

Hamilton Port Authority Supports CityKidz with $15,000 Donation

June 11, 2019 Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is proud to affirm its continued support of community partner and port tenant, CityKidz.  HPA will be donating $15,000 to CityKidz over the next three years, providing much-needed sustainable funding to cover transportation costs and enable the participation of children living in lower income neighbourhoods across Hamilton. “Our donation …