Sustainability Fact: Supporting Local Business

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HPA works to support local businesses in Hamilton, Halton, Brantford and Niagara. HPA’s purchasing policy reflects this effort where possible, choosing local suppliers of goods and services. In 2017, more than 80 per cent of HPA’s purchases (by dollar value) were made locally. For more information about HPA’s sustainability efforts, have a look at our  2017…Read More→

Port Lands Home to New Honeybee ‘Queendoms’

HAMILTON – June 7, 2018 – Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has partnered with urban beekeeping company Humble Bee, providing space to install 12 hive boxes at a new bee yard adjacent to Sherman Inlet on the port’s Pier 15. Each of the 12 boxes at the Sherman Inlet bee yard will be divided into three…Read More→

Partner Profile: SoBi Hamilton

SoBi Hamilton is the local non-profit that operates Hamilton’s extensive bike share system. The system of 825 bicycles and over 130 hubs provides residents with a healthy, affordable and sustainable mode of transportation. When SoBi was first looking to come to Hamilton in 2014 they were in need of a storage facility for their pre-…Read More→

Supply Chain Job Fair – April 4

Did you know: the ‘supply chain’ sector is one of Hamilton’s biggest employers? The supply chain refers to all of the steps involved in getting goods from their producers to the customer. People are needed at every step of the way to make sure goods move efficiently. The kinds of jobs in this field range…Read More→

Walking / Bike Tours

Would you be interested in joining a small-group walking or biking tour of Pier 15, one of the port’s busiest shipping piers? Contact us at community@hopaports.ca / 905.525.4336 for dates.