HOPA Ports, Niagara Municipalities sign MOU to pursue surplus Canal lands

Photo: (from left) Mayor Bill Steele, City of Port Colborne; Mayor Frank Campion, City of Welland; Ian Hamilton, President & CEO of HOPA Ports; Vance Badawey, MP Niagara Centre; Mayor Terry Ugulini, City of Thorold September 25, 2020 Niagara, ON – A new network of Niagara logistics hubs is a step closer to reality with the signing of a Memorandum …

HOPA, Niagara Mayors, and Niagara Centre MP Join Forces to Advance Long-Standing Goal of Local Trade Corridors

WELLAND, ON – Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre and Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, came together with the mayors of Port Colborne, Welland, and, Thorold, and with the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) to advance the development of three Multimodal Industrial Hubs along the Welland Canal. This initiative is a …

Welcome Inn Ready to Roll Out Youth Resiliency Program in 2021

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 donating full-time hours to give …

Crime Stoppers of Hamilton is ‘On the Water’

July 15, 2020 HAMILTON, ON – Hamilton Harbour is home to a vibrant recreational boating scene, and an avid sailing and fishing community. The Port of Hamilton is one of the largest ports in Ontario, the busiest Canadian port on the Great Lakes, and is visited by over 650 vessels each year. This summer, Crime Stoppers of Hamilton, HOPA Ports’ …

New Land Use Plan for the Port of Oshawa

June 18, 2020 Oshawa, ON – A new vision for the future of the Port of Oshawa is in the works, and HOPA Ports (Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority) wants to hear from you as it is being developed. Over the next few months, there will be opportunities for port neighbours and other stakeholders to learn more about the Port of …

Max Aicher North America and HOPA Ports join forces to bring new business activity to Hamilton’s working waterfront

Partnership enhances Canadian supply chain assets at a critical time for the Canadian economy June 16, 2020 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – HOPA Ports and Max Aicher North America (MANA) are pleased to announce an agreement to cooperate on the future development of a portion of MANA’s Hamilton harbourfront property. In the course of modernizing its existing Hamilton facility, MANA has …

COVID-19 Update

Marine sector partners keep supply chains moving with safety measures on ship and shore May 28, 2020 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – Two months into Canada’s pandemic response, the Ports of Hamilton and Oshawa have safely sustained their roles as vital components of the national transportation network. So far this season more than 880,000 MT of cargo has transited the …