How Key Materials Fuel Housing Construction and Economic Expansion

A new housing construction development is shown.

The construction sector is a foundational pillar of the economy, playing a pivotal role in fostering the expansion and prosperity of Canadian communities. The crucial materials handled at our ports not only power the construction industry but also help meet the demand for a greater housing supply. Below are five materials commonly used in the…Read More→

New investment, new confidence at the small-but-growing Port of Oshawa

[:en]July 31, 2020 OSHAWA, ON – Just over a year after the ports of Hamilton and Oshawa amalgamated, the Port of Oshawa is attracting investment, and building new awareness of its critical role as a gateway to the Greater Toronto Area. Ian Hamilton, President & CEO of the amalgamated Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) believes…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→

Fluke Transportation Group Growing at the Port of Hamilton

June 4, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and Fluke Transportation Group of Hamilton are pleased to announce a 56,000 sq.ft expansion of Fluke’s warehousing facility at the Port of Hamilton. This expansion builds on the 275,000 sq.ft of warehouse space that Fluke currently operates at the port, providing storage, distribution and value-added…Read More→

Niagara-Hamilton region poised for economic success, says new report

Recommendations include designating the Region as a National Trade Corridor February 22, 2019 The House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN Committee) released a report this week entitled, “Establishing a Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy”. The Niagara-Hamilton region features prominently in the report, as an area ripe for accelerated economic development. Vance…Read More→

Exports drive banner season at Port of Hamilton

MEDIA RELEASE January 14, 2019 Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority’s 2018 cargo results are in, revealing the highest volume of cargo handled through the port in more than a decade. More than 11.6 million metric tonnes of cargo was imported or exported through the Port of Hamilton during the 2018 shipping season, an…Read More→

Westport Modernization Project Gets Underway

The Port of Hamilton has received $17.7 million in federal government funding to modernize port infrastructure. Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited Hamilton to announce the investment in the Port of Hamilton from the National Trade Corridor Fund (NTCF), which will be matched by HPA, in support of the Port’s $35.5 million Westport Modernization Project. The…Read More→

Ontario’s Opportunity: New Industry Done Right

Port of hamilton

More than 2,100 people go to work every day at Ontario’s largest marine port, which spans 630 acres along Hamilton’s working waterfront. The people working here are part of a maritime trading industry that is older than the province itself, and yet which holds untapped economic opportunity. This is not like any other industrial district;…Read More→