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Farley Mowat Week

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:00 PM

In celebration of what would have been Farley Mowat’s 100th birthday on May 12, 2021, Council has proclaimed the week of May 10 to 16 Farley Mowat Week in the Municipality of Port Hope and renamed a local Park, Farley Mowat Park, to honour and pay tribute to the iconic Canadian author, amid other celebrations planned by the Rotary Club of Port Hope.

“We are proud to celebrate the great Farley Mowat and his incredible collection of work, as well as to recognize the diversity, culture,...

National Day of Mourning

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 09:32 AM

Today we observe National Day of Mourning. We remember the thousands of workers who have died, were injured, or suffered illness on the job or due to a work-related incident. We also honour the families, friends and co-workers whose lives are forever changed by these events.

During these unprecedented times, we are indebted to the front-line workers who have risked their health and safety to serve others.

Collectively, we can prevent worker injuries and deaths before they occur. We commit to protecting...

Reminder to Check Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:18 AM

Municipality of Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services is asking residents check and test their home Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms after a recent, serious incident in the community sent two people to the hospital from suspected CO poisoning.

“In Ontario, more than 65 percent of injuries and death from carbon monoxide occur in the home,” says Fire Chief Dan Smith, Director of Fire and Emergency Services. “We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO and aware of the steps they can take...

Rose Glen Road Reconstruction

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 04:57 PM

Residents near Rose Glen Road are advised that CIMA+ and their sub-consultants will be undertaking a variety of activities along Rose Glen Road for the next several weeks to gather background information to support the design of infrastructure improvements. The survey area includes Rose Glen Road from north of Ward Street to Phillips Road.

Please note that during these upcoming activities, surveyors from CIMA+ may briefly enter onto portions of property fronting Rose Glen Road to survey the location...

Council Meeting Highlights - April 20

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:30 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Phasing Out of Ontario's Gas-Fired Electricity Generation

Council supported a resolution to request the Government of Ontario to place an interim cap of 2.5 megatonnes per year on the greenhouse...