HOPA Ports Holiday Food Drive

This Holiday Season, HOPA Ports is running a Holiday Food Drive in support of Feed the Need Durham and Hamilton Food Share. Instead of food donations, this year we are asking for monetary donations through Canada Helps. Both organizations buy in bulk, so every dollar will go further for families this Christmas and those in…Read More→

CityKidz Drives Kindness Home to Hamilton’s Youth

[:en]Hamilton, ON (October 6, 2020) – In spite of the pandemic and all of its implications over the past six months, the team at CityKidz got creative while working within the confines of a “new normal” to continue to help children living in low-income neighbourhoods across Hamilton. If you live downtown, you may have noticed…Read More→

Welcome Inn Ready to Roll Out Youth Resiliency Program in 2021

[:en]Hamilton, ON (August 28, 2020) – Nestled in Hamilton’s North End, the Welcome Inn Community Centre has been a long-time resource for marginalized residents in the area and local families in crisis. Its inherent culture of reciprocity makes Welcome Inn unique, as many of the people who rely on its services are also volunteers, some…Read More→

Meet McMaster University’s 2019 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

[:en]November 29, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating this year’s Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient at McMaster University, Owen Angus-Yamada. Now in his fourth and final year, Owen is finishing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. HOPA Ports was proud to attend the DeGroote School of…Read More→

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…Read More→

Fisherman’s Pier

In 2019, we kicked off a comprehensive public consultation process to re-envision the future of Fisherman’s Pier. More than 650 residents of Hamilton and Burlington have shared their ideas about how to redevelop Fisherman’s Pier into a more welcoming recreational space.  Fisherman’s Pier is located at the shipping canal at the entrance to Hamilton Harbour,…Read More→

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…Read More→