Salmon Migration Consultation

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 AM

At the Special Council Meeting on July 21, 2020, Council reviewed a staff report outlining two proposed options for managing visitors to the community during the annual fall salmon migration.


The annual salmon migration occurs in the late summer and early fall and is a popular tourist attraction for both anglers and tourists, typically attracting thousands of visitors annually. Over the past few years, staff have taken measures to track the foot traffic in the downtown core. From...

Lakeshore Road Closure Notice

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that Lakeshore Road will be closed near Port Britain Road from July 27 to August 7, 2020, to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.

A detour route will be posted and signage has been installed to warn motorists of the upcoming closure.

Questions may be directed to

Special Council Meeting July 21 2020

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised that a Special Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2020, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the Special Council Meeting will be held electronically via video conference.

If you wish to watch or participate in the meeting on a computer or tablet, or dial-in to listen or participate using a phone, please see the instructions posted on the meeting agenda.

For questions about the Special Council Meeting, please contact Brian Gilmer, Director...

Pemberton Drive Opening

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Members of Council and staff from the Works and Engineering department gathered for a physically distanced grand opening photo opportunity on Pemberton Drive this afternoon to mark the official opening of the newly completed capital project for the Municipality.

“Completion of Pemberton Drive is the next step toward expanding our Business Park and growing our capacity to increase commercial and industrial opportunities,” notes Bob Sanderson,...

COVID-19 Update 14

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, July 10, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

Jack Burger Sports Complex reopened

On Monday, July 6, 2020, the Jack Burger Sports Complex (JBSC) officially reopened to the public for use of the pools. Swim reservations are required for all patrons who wish to use the pool and there are a specific set of protocols and practices that are required of each visitor to the Complex. Please visit for details or call the JBSC at 905-885-2474.

In the coming weeks, staff...