Supporting the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park

HPA has made a $5,000 contribution to the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park System. This connected natural corridor is one of the most ecologically-rich areas within the Great Lakes Basin, connecting Hamilton Harbour and its surrounding watershed to the Niagara Escarpment. This partnership is important to HPA because stewardship of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed is…Read More→

A New Landmark in the North End

A colourful new addition has emerged along Burlington Street. Commissioned by Collective Arts Brewery, with support from HPA, artists Bruno Smoky, Shalak Attack, Peru143 and Chris Dyer along with Hamilton muralist Jordan Warmington have created a bright mural adjacent to the brewers’ outdoor beergarden. “Our vision for Collective Arts is to not only be a…Read More→

Harbour Queen Tour: Getting to Know Hamilton’s Working Waterfront

This July, HPA hosted a free public tour aboard the Hamilton Harbour Queen. Approximately 85 community members came along for the two-hour boat trip, which offered a guided tour of the port lands, an overview of the history of the port, and current land uses. We were happy to receive positive feedback from the tour,…Read More→

Greening the Edges of the Port Lands

We’re taking steps to improve and beautify the interface between the port lands and the surrounding community. Here are a few recent & upcoming initiatives:                                       Sept 2017

New mural to become vibrant landmark in Hamilton’s North End

July 13, 2017 – Hamilton, ONT –  Collective Arts Brewing, along with the Hamilton Port Authority, has commissioned five artists to paint a large outdoor wall in the North-End of Hamilton. The mural will live adjacent to Collective Arts’ Beergarden, and will be painted throughout a series of events in July and August. World-renowned artists…Read More→

Community Port Tour aboard the Harbour Queen — SOLD OUT

All of the tickets for the July Community Port Tour tour aboard the Harbour Queen are now sold out. Please visit our website for future events and activities. Visit our community section for more information about Hamilton Port Authority’s work to build a vibrant Port City.

Event Calendar

tall ships

Walking / Bike Tours Would you be interested in joining a small-group walking or biking tour of Pier 15, one of the port’s busiest shipping piers? Contact us at community@hopaports.ca / 905.525.4336 for dates.

Doors Open May 6-7

Visit us during Doors Open Hamilton, for an inside look at Port operations and a view of the working waterfront. Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7 at 210 Hillyard St.   See you there! More information about all Doors Open Hamilton locations: http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Hamilton.aspx DOORS OPEN 2017 FLYER    

Environmental Programs & Initiatives

Initiatives that contribute to a cleaner, greener Port of Hamilton, Hamilton Harbour and surrounding community: Randle Reef Construction work on the Engineered Containment Facility at Randle Reef has made excellent progress, with installation of the sheet pile walls that form the outer perimeter of the facility last season. Work will resume in the spring. HPA…Read More→