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→

Sustainability Fact: Supporting Local Business

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HPA works to support local businesses in Hamilton, Halton, Brantford and Niagara. HPA’s purchasing policy reflects this effort where possible, choosing local suppliers of goods and services. In 2017, more than 80 per cent of HPA’s purchases (by dollar value) were made locally. For more information about HPA’s sustainability efforts, have a look at our  2017…Read More→

Economic Advantage: Hamilton as a Port City

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The Port of Hamilton is an important economic engine in its local community, and throughout the surrounding region. Let’s take a closer look at the economic impact of Ontario’s biggest port: More than 2,100 people work on-site at port terminals, on shop-floors and in warehouses. A further 1,979 have an indirect or induced employment connection…Read More→