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Choate Street Extension Update

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 28, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope, concurrently with Cameco Corporation (Cameco), is sharing that Cameco has approached the Municipality with a proposal to alter their Vision in Motion (VIM) project to exclude the construction of the Choate Street extension, a road that was planned to support the Waterfront Master Plan and Cameco’s VIM project.

“Cameco’s proposed changes to the VIM project are still in the early review stages and no decisions...

COVID-19 Update 15

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 28, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

As part of the phased-in approach to the re-opening of municipal facilities and amenities, the Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that, following the guidance and advice of the local health authorities, additional access to facilities and resumption of select programming will take place in September.

Additional staff transition back to workplaces

The Municipality continues to monitor the current COVID-19 health emergency...

Transit Fare Collection Resumes

Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 7, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope is advising residents that transit fare collection will resume for all bus services on Monday, August 17, 2020, on the heels of the lifting of the Provincial Emergency Declaration, which took place on July 24, 2020.

“As the Province has entered Stage Three of the Reopening Plan, we, like many other communities, are phasing in services and resuming standard fee collections as part of our local reopening and...

August 4 Council Meeting Highlights

Posted on Thursday, August 06, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 6, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The full agenda and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

New Website for Tourism

Municipal staff made a presentation to Council to officially launch the new website redesign for the Port Hope tourism...

Arts Festival 2020

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - Port Hope, ON

The Port Hope Arts Festival returns on Saturday, August 8, with a fresh take on the event, including a virtual marketplace, art displays around town, a play reading over the radio, and more; all designed to capture the essence of the traditional festival and ensure that it can be enjoyed safely this summer.

“After seventeen years, the festival continues to draw creators from across the region to share their time, talents, and creations...