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Suction Dredging in Outer Harbour

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 08:51 AM

Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope is conducting a suction dredge of the Port Hope outer harbour. The dredging begins on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.

The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbour wall, which has been impacted by sedimentation deposits. Cameco’s Conversion Facility continues to operate safely.

To conduct this operation, municipal staff have consulted...

Mason Homes Phase 5 Appeal

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 04:12 PM

On Friday, November 20, 2020, the Municipality of Port Hope received a letter of appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) regarding the Penryn Mason Homes Phase 5 Subdivision (also called “Phase 5-Lakeside Village Community”). The appeal has been requested by the property owners (AON Inc., 2107401 Ontario Inc., Penryn Park Estates Inc., and Penryn Mason Homes Inc.).

In accordance with the provisions of the Ontario Planning Act, the property owners appealed the “non-decision by the Council...

New Stops for Bus Route A

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 04:33 PM

Residents are advised that there has been a change to Transit 'Route A' to trial transit-user needs in the Mason Homes subdivision.

The bus on 'Route A' now travels westbound on Lakeshore Road, south on Strachan Street, to Victoria Street South, then northbound, connecting to the existing route on Toronto Road.

The following additional stops have been added to 'Route A':

  • Lakeshore Road at Shortt Street
  • Strachan Street at Hawthorne Lane 
  • Strachan Street, approximately halfway between...

2020 Holiday Events

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 04:16 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is set to kick off the holiday season with modified festive events and activities that can be done safely, with mandated COVID-19 restrictions in place.

Candlelight Festival - Beginning November 27

This year’s modified Candlelight Festival is a promotion that invites the public to explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope, beginning on November 27.

Aligning with the Government’s mandate to maintain physical distancing, the 2020 Candlelight Festival has...

Early Morning Work in the Downtown Area

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 04:49 PM

Residents are advised that Municipal staff will be operating in the downtown area removing the sidewalk patio extensions during the early morning hours of Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November 27 dependent on acceptable weather conditions.

The work will begin no earlier than 5:00 am and is required in order to accommodate full access while vehicles are off of the road, traffic is light, and the equipment can move freely throughout the area.

There will be no full road closure required but traffic...