Have you seen the ‘Big Blue Chair’?

Down by the boat launch at Fisherman’s Pier you will find the ‘Big Blue Chair’ that has been installed by the Hamilton Port Authority (HPA). The chair is one of the first steps in HPA’s goal to make Fisherman’s Pier a more welcoming gateway to the city. This new addition to the area is a…Read More→

HPA’s Sustainability Report

HPA is proud to present its first ever Sustainability Report The report outlines HPA’s ongoing commitment to transparency, and explores what the port does, how it interacts with our community, and how decisions are made to support social, environmental and economic sustainability. It is also an opportunity to celebrate our successes. A sustainable Port of…Read More→

2017 #PortCity Flagship Initiatives

In 2017, we took time to listen to our neighbours and other stakeholders about ways to improve port-community interactions, and build awareness and pride in our port city. We are embedding sustainability into our decision-making and long-term planning, and we have completed some short-term actions in 2017. Here are a few: 1.       Restore the original…Read More→

HPA Land Use Plan Open Houses

Learn More About the Future of Hamilton’s Working Waterfront & HPA’s Land Use Plan Update HPA is currently updating its Land Use Plan. You can learn more about this initiative on the Land Use Plan project page. Open House #1 Thursday, November 24 6:30 – 8:30 (presentation at 6:40) Arts & Science Brewery, 207 Burlington…Read More→

Statement by HPA on US Steel restructuring

We are pleased to hear that the September 21 announcement of an MOU between the Province of Ontario and Bedrock Industries proposes to facilitate the continuation of steel-making activities at US Steel Canada’s Hamilton plant. We are not privy to details on the potential use of the surplus lands at the USSC site, but we…Read More→

The Future of Hamilton’s Working Waterfront

In 2016, the Hamilton Port Authority will undertake a review and update of its Land Use Plan. Input from port stakeholders and the public will be critical to the development of the updated Land Use Plan. Scope The mandate of a port is to facilitate trade and to support the regional economy. For the Port…Read More→