COVID-19 Update 13

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 12, 2020 – Port Hope, ON

On Monday, June 8, 2020, details of the Province’s Stage Two Reopening Framework were provided by Premier Ford and members of his Cabinet, which included a further reduction of lockdown restrictions and the reopening of additional select municipal amenities.

Municipal amenities reopening

Municipal staff have commenced program planning and facility preparation in anticipation of the resumption of select programs and the reopening of a limited...

Temporary Road Closure - Victoria Street South

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Residents are advised of the following temporary road and lane closures for a sanitary sewer installation on Tuesday, June 16 to Wednesday, June 17, 2020:

  • Victoria Street South from Ridout Street to Sullivan Street 
  • The right-hand turning lane from Toronto Road onto Ridout Street
  • The traffic lanes will be shifted slightly on Ridout Street and Toronto Road and the traffic lights will be off during the closures.

Questions may be directed to 905-376-4389 between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or 1-855-238-0948...

Betty Collins Tribute

Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 12:00 AM

The Municipality of Port Hope is saddened to learn of the passing of Ms. Elizabeth (Betty) Collins, former Mayor of the Town of Port Hope, who died on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in her 89th year.

Ms. Collins blazed a historic trail for women in politics in this community. First elected as a Councillor in 1988, she was acclaimed Reeve in 1991 and, soon thereafter, became the first female Mayor of the Town of Port Hope in 1993. Ms. Collins was also the first Chairperson of the Port Hope Police Services...

Statement from Mayor Sanderson - Black Lives Matter

Posted on Thursday, June 04, 2020 12:00 AM


This afternoon, many community members from across Northumberland County united in a peaceful protest in Cobourg, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

In the wake of the tragic and preventable death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, thousands of people across North America, and around the World, have been expressing their hurt and outrage over this senseless act of violence. This tragedy contributes to a long history of oppression and discrimination against Black and other...

Leisure Services Master Plan Campaign Launch

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Launches Leisure Services Master Plan Campaign

Residents encouraged to participate in “say how you play” effort.

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope is preparing a new Leisure Services Master Plan to identify community priorities for parks, recreation, and culture services over the next ten years.

“Always striving to meet and exceed the interests of our community, Staff has designed a Leisure Services Master...