Owen receiving scholarship

Meet McMaster University’s 2019 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

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 Business Undergraduate Awards Recognition Reception …

$18,000 Donation to Help Secure a Bright Future for Hamilton’s At-Risk Youth

November 6, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) CEO, Ian Hamilton and team presented a $18,000 donation to Liberty for Youth (LFY), in support of its Bright Choices program, after the Road2Hope 5km run this past weekend. LFY’s Bight Choices program serves approximately 100 Hamilton youth each year, who are struggling or at-risk of dropping out, by …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Port People

Welcome Aboard! Welcome to the newest members of our HPA team: Jeremy Dunn, Commercial Vice President Jeremey comes to HPA from the Miller Group, one of Canada’s leading vertically integrated construction materials and civil infrastructure companies. He most recently served as General Manager of Miller Maintenance, responsible for managing and growing their highway maintenance business in Ontario. Emily Graham, Communications …

Building the Talent Pipeline through Innovative Partnerships

In December 2017, Mohawk College and the Hamilton Port Authority announced a partnership to help connect students with employment in supply chain and logistics. Since then, the Hamilton Port Authority and employers operating on port lands have worked closely with City School to develop a demand-led strategy for building postsecondary pathways through Mohawk College. This partnership is in step with …

Doors Open Hamilton: Discover the Port of Hamilton

Discover the history of Hamilton’s harbour and learn about the exciting future developments at the Port of Hamilton! The main floor will feature historical artifacts including a wood boat made by Morris Boat Builders. Enjoy the panoramic view of Hamilton’s industrial waterfront from the second floor and view a display featuring the Westport modernization project. Where: Hamilton Port Operations Centre …