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Infrastructure Funding Announcement

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:24 PM

Canada and Ontario invest in the construction of a new multipurpose centre in Port Hope

Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.

Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; David Piccini, Parliamentary...

Vacancies on Advisory Boards and Committees

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 02:22 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is seeking representatives from the community to serve on municipal advisory boards and committees to fill several vacant positions.

“The volunteers on our boards and committees are in place to reflect the wants and needs of the community and to provide expertise, talent and guidance to Council,” notes Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “It can be very rewarding to participate in decisions that directly affect residents now and in the...

National Day of Observance for COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 08:46 AM

The Government of Canada has designated Thursday, March 11, 2021 as a National Day of Observance for those who have died of COVID-19.

To date, more than 22,000 Canadians have died and over 800,000 have been infected by the virus.

In honour of the National Day of Observance, the flags at Town Hall have been lowered to the half mast position today.

For more details about the National Day of Observance for COVID-19 victims, read the full statement from the Government of Canada.

COVID-19 Arena Update

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 02:13 PM

On Monday, March 8, 2021, Port Hope, along with all of Northumberland County, was moved into the Yellow-Protect Zone of the Provincial COVID Response Framework. As such, Parks, Recreation and Culture staff have reviewed current protocols and updated arena operations.

Spectators permitted for Minor Hockey and Figure Skating

Spectators are now permitted inside the arena, along with accompanying guardians, for minor sports bookings (Minor hockey and figure skating only).

Space is still limited. Please...

Climate Change Survey

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 09:59 AM

The Climate Change Working Group for the Municipality of Port Hope, in collaboration with graduate students and faculty from McMaster University, is seeking input through a comprehensive survey from residents and stakeholders to help inform a Climate Change Action Plan for the Municipality.

The purpose of the survey, which was developed by McMaster’s graduate students and faculty from the W. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, is to gather local information and insights about climate...