Meet McMaster University’s 2020 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

November 17, 2020 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating the 2020 Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient, Astara Truman. Now in her fourth year, Astara is just over one semester away from completing her Bachelor’s degree in the Integrated Business and Humanities program at McMaster University. She and 48 of her peers are the…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→

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

[:en]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…Read More→

Tall Ship TS Playfair Coming to Hamilton Harbour

[:en] One of the Great Lakes oldest youth sailing training programs ties up in Hamilton Harbour HAMILTON  – One of the Great Lakes best known tall ships, sail training vessel TS Playfair, will soon be making her home berth in Hamilton harbour thanks to the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and a hard working group…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→

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→

Crime Stoppers of Hamilton is ‘On the Water’

[:en]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…Read More→